Headlines from China: Tencent Acquires Stake in Hollywood Studio Skydance Media

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Hollywood studio Skydance Media has inked a deal with Tencent to sell a little less than 10 percent of its stake to the Chinese tech giant. Read More

Chinese Authorities to Reinforce Inspection over Games “Distorting History”

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Authorities in several provinces in China are reportedly reinforcing inspection over online games which distort history and spread explicit content, as reported by state media Xinhua. Read More

Deals Slide in China’s Technology, Media and Telecom Sector

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Mergers and acquisitions in China’s technology, media and telecom (TMT) sector dropped in 2017, according to a new report. Read More

Beijing Gets Serious about Cleaning up Inappropriate Videos Targeting Children

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Beijing’s culture regulator issued an urgent notice on Monday that requires video streaming sites to self-censor all kid-targeted videos such as animations and cosplay dramas in a bid to wipe out inappropriate contents. Read More

Headlines From China: Gao Xiaosong Talks About Plans to Form ‘Hollywood China Club’

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Gao Xiaosong, co-founder of Alibaba Music Group and chairman of Alibaba Entertainment Strategic Committee, proposed to change the way China partners with Hollywood by uniting companies like Alibaba, Tencent, and Wanda and form a “Hollywood China Club.” Read More

China’s Cultural Reverse Course: From Independence to Patronage in Unofficial Media Production

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It has become obvious to many that China is undergoing a reverse course away from cultural openness and toward ideological closure. Read More

Teen Stars and Red Films: What China Baidu-Searched in 2017

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Here are some of the top searches from Baidu, providing insight into what had Chinese netizens in stitches, gnashing their teeth, or reaching for tissues over the past year. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney Partners with Wanda Cinemas to Promote ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

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Along with the theatrical opening of Lucasfilm's "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" in China, Star Wars-themed exhibitions, which are co-organized by Disney, Mtime, and Wanda Cinemas, are taking place at over 100 movie theaters in 55 cities across China. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Film Industry Forecast for 2018

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The 2018 movie box office is projected to reach $9.2 billion (60 billion yuan), with top three films each bringing in $461 million (3 billion yuan). Read More

China’s New Rules Targeting ‘Inappropriate’ Online Games Send NetEase’s Shares Down

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China’s leading internet portal and gaming company NetEase saw its shares drop by 3.23% on NASDAQ on Thursday US time after Xinhua reported that the government plans to clean up “illegal” and “inappropriate” online games. Read More