State Internet Information Office Director Lu Wei outlines stronger focus on Internet governance

In an article in today’s People’s Daily, SIIO director Lu Wei has provided concrete information on Internet governance measures that can be expected over the following months. This follows from Xi Jinping’s speech at the recent Propaganda and Ideology Work Conference, which confirmed recent trends that Internet governance is put front and centre. It is … Continue reading

Propaganda Director’s Call to Traditional Media: Wake Up

On 12 April, “Red Flag Manuscripts”, a political theory journal run by the authoritative Party publication Seeking Truth, published an article written by Ren Xianliang, vice-chair of the All-China Journalists’ Association and vice-director of the Shaanxi Propaganda Department. It provides an interesting insight in the intra-official discourse on media governance issues and some of the … Continue reading

Implementation Rules concerning Newspaper and Periodical Editorial Structure Reform

On the basis of the spirit of the “Central Committee Secretariat and State Council Secretariat Opinions concerning Deepening Structural Reform of Non-Current Affairs-Type Newspaper and Periodical Publishing Work Units” (ZBF No. (2011)19), and according to the relevant provisions of the “Publishing Management Regulations”, integrating the real situation of newspaper and periodical editorial departments, these Implementation … Continue reading

Press and Publications Sector “12th Five-Year Plan” Period Development Plan

The “12th Five-Year Plan” period is a key period in completely constructing a relatively well-off society, and is an important period in deepening press and publications structural reform and accelerating the transformation of development methods. In order to realize that the press and publications sector develops both well and quickly, promote our country to stride … Continue reading

Guiding Opinion on Further Stimulating Press and Publications Industry Development

GAPPPD No. (2010)1 All provincial, autonomous region and municipal press and publication bureaus, Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps Press and Publication Bureau, Liberation Army’s General Political Department Propaganda Department Press and Publication Bureau, all departments and directly subordinate work units of Administration organs, all social organizations managed by the Administration: In order to deepen the implementation of … Continue reading

CCP Central Committee Some Opinions concerning Strengthening and Improving Ideological and Political Work

29 September 1999 Giving high regard to ideological and political work, is our Party’s fine tradition and political superiority. The whole history of our Party’s leading the revolution and construction proves that grasping ideological education is the core segment of uniting the entire Party to conduct the grand political struggle; ideological and political work is … Continue reading

Central Committee Resolution concerning Some Important Questions in Strengthening Socialist Spiritual Civilization Construction

(Passed on 10 October 1996 by the 6th Plenary Meeting of the 14th Party Congress of the Chinese Communist Party) The 6th Plenary Meeting of the 14th Party Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, on the basis of the requirements of completely implementing the “9th Five-Year Plan” for our country’s national economy and society and … Continue reading

Concerning Some Problems in Our Party’s News Work

Jiang Zemin (28 November 1989) The Central Propaganda Department organized this news work deliberation class, it is very timely and very necessary. From now on, in all our battle lines, we may regularly organize deliberation classes such as this, link theory with reality, timely summarize experiences, and research a number of problems, this is very … Continue reading

Persisting in the Principle of Giving First Place to Positive Propaganda

Li Ruihuan (25 November 1989) The news work conference organized by the Central Propaganda Department is very good. Everyone earnestly studied the spirit of the 5th Plenum of the 13th Party Congress, launched discussions revolving around how to improve news work, have raised understanding of a number of important questions and have unified thoughts. This … Continue reading

Notice concerning Firmly and Appropriately Doing Newspaper and Periodical Rectification Work Well

29 March 1987 The “CCP Central Committee Notice concerning Some Questions in Opposing Bourgeois Liberalization at Present”, already has made a clear general deployment of this struggle. In order to implement the tasks in it concerning rectification of the ideological and political orientation of the news and public opinion battlefield, hereby, the following is further … Continue reading

Notice concerning Some Issues in Opposing Bourgeois Liberalization at Present

After the transmission of the “Main Points of the Speech concerning the Issue of Students Causing Trouble at Present” and the “Speech at the 6th Plenum of the 12th Party Congress” of Comrade Deng Xiaoping, all levels’ Party organizations have raised their understanding of the significance of the struggle to oppose bourgeois liberalization, and work … Continue reading