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The paradox of the state-run media promoting poor governance in China: case studies of a Party newspaper and an anticorruption film

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This essay draws on the analysis of media texts and ethnographic fieldwork to present case studies of the production, distribution, and consumption of two kinds of media products in China that are used for educating cadres about official policies, law and morality, namely, a Party-produced prefectural newspaper and an anticorruption film. Such pedagogic media products merit study because they are consumed by a huge audience of cadres who are entrusted with interpreting and implementing state ...

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10.1080/14672710601171723

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University of Bristol
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Routledge
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Volume:
39
Issue:
1
Pages:
63-88
Publication date:
2007-03-01
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1472-6033
ISSN:
1467-2715
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English
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2010-06-09

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