Is China's Xinhua the Future of Journalism?

For decades Xinhua has been an unavoidable presence in China. It has a monopoly on official news and the regulatory power to complicate life for other media outfits. But as China has grown in wealth and international stature, Beijing has tired of feeling overlooked or maligned by the Western press. Full Story »

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Preston Watts
3.6
by Preston Watts - Sep. 5, 2010

Al Jazeera, Murdoch, Turner, London, Beijing, AP, UPI, ITAR Tass, all have their own view of the world,filtered threw their own perspective. The news is bought and sold and has been from the beginning of history and probably before that. Not only is Xinhua the future of journalism but it's past and present. Each trying to advance their credo, Be it intellectualism (UPI, AP) , Islam (Al Jazeera), Christianity,( CSM ) capitalism (Murdoch, Turner), socialism (ITAR TASS, Xinhua).

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