Media Commercialization and Authoritarian Rule in China (Communication, Society and Politics)

Media Commercialization and Authoritarian Rule in China (Communication, Society and Politics)


In so much liberal democracies commercialized media is taken with no consideration, yet in lots of authoritarian regimes the advent of marketplace forces within the media represents a thorough holiday from the prior with doubtful political and social implications. In Media Commercialization and Authoritarian Rule in China, Daniela Stockmann argues that the implications of media marketization depend upon the institutional layout of the kingdom. In one-party regimes reminiscent of China, market-based media advertise regime balance instead of destabilizing authoritarianism or bringing approximately democracy. through reading the chinese language media, Stockmann ties traits of marketplace liberalism in China to different authoritarian regimes within the center East, North Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, and the post-Soviet area. Drawing on in-depth interviews with chinese language reporters and propaganda officers in addition to greater than 2,000 newspaper articles, experiments, and public opinion information units, this booklet hyperlinks censorship between newshounds with styles of media intake and media's results on public opinion.

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