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Propaganda and the Chinese Press Global Perspectives, 1946-1996

Articles published by Chinese newspapers from 1946-1996, translated into English, providing a view of Chinese mass media treatment of international issues and events during the period.

Publication Details

  • Time-span 1946 - 1996
  • Subscription Type SUBSCRIPTION
  • License Information Unlimited simultaneous users licensed.
  • Publisher Readex / NewsBank
  • Notes
    • China
  • Languages English
  • Resource Types E-Books and E-Texts
  • Description Archive of articles published by Xinhua, or New China News Agency, from 1946 to 1996. As the official organ of China’s Communist Party, the archive provides a view of the country’s perspective on international issues and events and provide insight on the role of Communist mass media in Chinese culture, the Cold War, and 20th-century world history. The materials were collected and translated into English by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) as part of its intelligence gathering operations. The FBIS was a U.S. government organization that became part of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The archive supports research in the areas of Asian studies, media studies, the Cold War, 20th-century history, international relations, political science, communication and propaganda, and related fields.