‘We are not North Korea’: propaganda and professionalism in the People’s Republic of China

@article{Simons2017WeAN,
  title={‘We are not North Korea’: propaganda and professionalism in the People’s Republic of China},
  author={Margaret Simons and David Nolan and Scott Wright},
  journal={Media, Culture \& Society},
  year={2017},
  volume={39},
  pages={219 - 237}
}
This article draws on an empirical analysis of the testimonies of Chinese journalists to (re)consider the nature of professionalism in contemporary Chinese journalism. We draw on earlier work by a number of scholars to develop an analysis of the testimonies in order to trace both how professionalism is shaped by cultural, social, organizational, institutional and political influences, and how these work to shape everyday journalistic practices and outputs. We conclude that professionalization… 

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