Secret Codes of Political Propaganda: The Unknown System of Writing Teams

@article{Tsai2013SecretCO,
  title={Secret Codes of Political Propaganda: The Unknown System of Writing Teams},
  author={Wen-hsuan Tsai and Peng-Hsiang Kao},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  year={2013},
  volume={214},
  pages={394 - 410}
}
Abstract Within the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), some Party units have established a largely unknown network of writing teams which propagate the policies or perspectives of a particular unit by publishing feature articles in Party journals. These writing teams often make use of a pseudonym in the form of a person's name, leading outsiders to believe that the work is written by a journalist. In fact, the pseudonyms of the Party unit writing teams function as a form of secret code. Through… 
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