Newspapers and News Outlets in China: What Options do People Have?

Newspapers and News Outlets in China: What Options do People Have?

This extends on a question I recently answered on Quora, about alternative news in China. Included here is a huge list of news outlets, mostly in Chinese. For English versions, from within China and out, see the China news wall

All journalists in China must have a license, and in getting a license you must vow to uphold party values. Also, journalists are required to do a training session in party ideology. There are some recent new rules which are reviewed here at Xinhua ??????????:???????????????????????-??? . As for press freedoms, according to Reporters Sans Frontieres, they are ranked 176 out of 180 for press freedoms in the globe Reporters sans frontičres.

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The Big List of TV Channels in China

The Big List of TV Channels in China

Whether living in China or just holidaying, your probably going to turn a TV on at some time, so, here’s the big list of local Chinese TV channels. In the apartments where I lived the TV was set up through the internet. With a twelve month package, you could choose from different packages with more expensive packages offering extended channels which often include a select range of subtitled English programs. The different packages really depend on the local provider offerings.

If you are an expat, you will come across many people offering IPTV set-top boxes to access international content that’s not widely available by other means. There’s also satellite packages for sale too. You can also buy set-top boxes on Taobao which provide access to large range of on-demand movies and TV series. If I was setting up in China again for a long stay, that would be the way I’d choose.

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In fall, a view to savor along the bund

Autumn, Shanghai’s most beautiful season has arrived. Unlike the sweltering summer and the cold winter and spring typically experienced in the city, the mild heat from the sun’s rays and the subtle chill of the autumn breeze combine to make this the perfect time of the year to enjoy a comfortable stroll along Shanghai’s most famous landmark, The Bund. Photojournalists Ren Guoqiang and Gao Erqiang capture the sights along this iconic stretch.

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See more: China Daily

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China’s Top 10 Video Sharing Websites (aka YouTube Equivalents)

China’s Top 10 Video Sharing Websites (aka YouTube Equivalents)

Youtube’s Chinese equivalents were born on hosted ripped content from overseas, such as popular western TV series and movies, and grew from humble websites into fully fledged internet companies. So popular in fact, from tapping into a massive Chinese netizen audience, that many listed on the stock markets of the US (yes, there is a certain irony). Most content nowadays is licenced, and many of the popular sites are self-producing local shows. Of course, there’s still the regular uploads of daily life and crazy antics from Chinese netizens, news bulletins, documentary, opinion, DIY videos and everything you could imagine.

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