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Disrupting Chinese Journalism
Changing Politics, Economics and Journalistic Practices of the Legacy Newspaper Press



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ISBN 9781032158419
January 18, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
152 Pages 8 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Disrupting Chinese Journalism provides a rich insight into the disruptive effects of digital technologies – especially smart phones – on the Chinese print media market.

Pulling from an extensive corpus of original research, including some 191 face-to-face interviews with managers and journalists, and a content analysis of some 4000 print news reports, Haiyan Wang examines how Chinese legacy newspapers have responded to the changing digital media environment, including by adapting their organizational structures, revenue models, and journalistic practices. This book also points to how the government has taken a more interventionist stance on editorial content, and how this has further complicated the digital transitions of the Chinese media.

This book is an invaluable resource for students of media studies, journalism, Chinese area studies, and digital technology.

Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables

Acknowledgements

Notes on Chinese Names and Expressions

1. The Rise of Digital Media and the Crisis of Legacy Newspapers in China

2. State Interventions and Changing Politics

3. Reducing Editorial Costs

4. Finding New Revenues

5. Transformation of Journalists and Community

6. Investigative Journalism Versus Political Propaganda

7. Innovations of News Styles

8. Markets, Politics and Digital Technology

References

Index

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Biography

Haiyan Wang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Macau. Her academic and research interests include the impact of digitization on media and journalism, platform media, and women in media.