Rethinking China’s global ‘propaganda’ blitz

@article{Hartig2019RethinkingCG,
  title={Rethinking China’s global ‘propaganda’ blitz},
  author={Falk Hartig},
  journal={Global Media and Communication},
  year={2019},
  volume={16},
  pages={18 - 3}
}
  • F. Hartig
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • Global Media and Communication
China’s global communication activities are mainly perceived as sinister propaganda to mislead international audiences, and related discussions exemplify Western unease about China’s global communication efforts. While not trivializing these efforts, this article objects to some of the assessments and argues in favour of a critical but open-minded engagement with China’s global communication activities. Such an approach should pay attention to potential audiences and should closely scrutinize… Expand

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