Ideology for 500: Hunan TV Airs Quiz Show on Xi Jinping Thought

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Second season of ‘Socialism Is a Bit Cool’ marks the first time any program has made the Chinese president’s life, philosophy, and policy its focal point. Read More

China’s Revamp of Broadcasting Systems Pushes Soft Power, Hard

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Institutional reform will combine state broadcasters into Voice of China, slated to be supervised by the Party’s publicity department. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Government Selects 5000 Cinemas  to Screen Propaganda Content 

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China's media regulator will select 5000 movie theaters across the country to form a "People's Cinema Line," according to a recent statement from the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television (SAPPRFT). Read More

Young Moviegoers March to See Teen Heartthrobs Depict Chinese Military’s Early Days

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China’s latest burst of big-screen patriotism — the story of the early days of the People’s Liberation Army — is pulling in an unlikely base of fans: young moviegoers. Read More

Headlines from China: Jackie Chan Attends World Premiere of ‘Earth’ Doc

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On August 1, BBC Earth Films premiered ‘Earth: One Amazing Day' in Beijing with the film’s directors and narrator, kung fu superstar Jackie Chan, in attendance. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Wolf Warriors II’ Makes Fierce Debut, Threatening to Set New All-Time Record

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Jacky Wu's sequel singlehandedly saved a beleaguered domestic box office this weekend, on its debut, earning an incredible 921 million yuan ($136.7 million). Read More

‘Captain America ‘ China-Bound Despite Army Dig at Disney ‘Propaganda’

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Despite an emphasis on ‘socialist core values’—the priority of ‘social benefits’ over economic gains—box office still matters. Read More