Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

How China’s leaders stay in touch with reality behind the ‘Great Wall of Secrecy’

  • China’s mighty propaganda machine may be known for churning out glowing reports for public consumption, but more obscure are its internal reference units
  • The Communist Party’s sophisticated ‘neican’ reporting system exists to offer the country’s leaders unvarnished truths from at home and abroad

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