China’s Central Television

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Media analyst Ying Zhu looks at the role China’s highest rated television network, China Central Television (CCTV), is playing in shaping China’s culture and future. The hybrid nature of the network has made it an unexpected site of discourse in a country that has little official space for negotiation. In Two Billion Eyes: The Story of China’s Central Television, she presents a series of interviews with power players, current and past presidents of CCTV, and producers.


Ying Zhu

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I enjoyed watching the English-language channel during my stay in China at the end of the summer. CCTV was covering a scandal involving a trial of the wife of a part official accused of murder---I was surprised that it was treated with such candor.

Nov. 07 2012 01:52 PM

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