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China's newsmakers: official media coverage and political shifts in the Xi Jinping era

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Xi Jinping’s rise to power in late 2012 has brought political change to China, but the precise nature of shifts remains unclear. In this paper, we evaluate whether the perceived changes associated with Xi Jinping’s rise—increased personalization of power, centralization of authority, party dominance, anti-Western sentiment—are re- flected in provincial-level official media. As past research makes clear, media in China have strong signaling functions, and media coverage patterns reveal which a...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1017/S0305741017001679

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies; Area Studies
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
China Quarterly Journal website
Volume:
233
Pages:
111-136
Publication date:
2017-12-28
Acceptance date:
2016-12-08
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EISSN:
1468-2648
ISSN:
0305-7410
Pubs id:
pubs:679180
URN:
uri:1e6f9cc1-8185-4c81-a412-2df54283e32e
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uuid:1e6f9cc1-8185-4c81-a412-2df54283e32e
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pubs:679180

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