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Taiwan 2016. Reading list #5: Media & political communications

Taiwan 2016. Reading list #5: Media & political communications

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. During most of the KMT’s one party rule, the media were tightly controlled by the party-state, and played a key role, alongside the education system, of establishing and sustaining the hegemony of nationalist Chinese narratives. This dominance first started to come under pressure from unofficial media in the early...

Jonathan Sullivan22 May 20152 comments

Fu Manchu, the Yellow Peril and Sinophobia

Fu Manchu, the Yellow Peril and Sinophobia

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. Sax Rohmer, penname of the journeyman British writer Arthur Henry Ward, wrote music hall routines, serial fiction and popular novels to make money. From a working class background and unblessed with great talent or connections, Rohmer was forced to develop an eye for what would sell. He struck gold with a creation...

Jonathan Sullivan10 Apr 2015Leave a comment

Choosing a Chinese Internet Text

Choosing a Chinese Internet Text

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. My Chinese media and internet class (30+ students) is very mixed in terms of the students’ Chinese language skills and their level of prior exposure. This is quite usual, and in these circumstances I’ve found that building the syllabus out from a couple of major texts (with a large selection of supplementary...

Jonathan Sullivan03 Feb 2015Leave a comment

Studying the Chinese Media

Studying the Chinese Media

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. In the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Nottingham I teach an upper level undergraduate class on the Chinese media. It seeks to cover historical developments, reforms and relevant ways of theorizing about the major broadcast and print media (in addition to the internet, which I will write...

Jonathan Sullivan16 Jan 2015Leave a comment

Media in China, China in the Media

Media in China, China in the Media

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. Media in China, China in the Media: Processes, Strategies, Images and Identities. Adina Zemanek (Ed.). Krakow: Jagiellonian University Press, 2014. China’s economic engagement extends to all corners of the globe, bringing a variety of Chinese actors into contact with people in locales where a Chinese presence has...

Jonathan Sullivan16 Jan 2015Leave a comment

China's influence on Taiwan's media

China’s influence on Taiwan’s media

Written by Ben Goren. Hsu Chien-jung (2014) China’s influence on Taiwan’s media. Asian Survey 54(3): 515-39 Taiwan’s media freedoms are facing a triple threat. Since the early 2000s, China has engaged in a clandestine media war against Taiwan by encouraging pro-China Taiwanese business tycoons to purchase Taiwanese media outlets, by...

Jonathan Sullivan23 Jun 2014Leave a comment

Changing Media, Changing China

Changing Media, Changing China

Written by Jonathan Sullivan Susan Shirk (ed) Changing Media, Changing China (2011: OUP). As the title of this excellent volume suggests, China’s media environment has evolved alongside the many other areas of the economy and society that have changed during the reform era. When the state decided to relax, by stages, it’s iron grip on the...

Jonathan Sullivan17 Jun 2014Leave a comment

Creative Industries in China: Art, Design and Media

Creative Industries in China: Art, Design and Media

Written by Jonathan Sullivan Michael Keane, Creative Industries in China: Art, Design and Media, Cambridge: Polity Press, 2013.  As Michael Keane puts it in his comprehensive survey of the “creative industries”, the idea that creativity is essential for China’s continuing development is uncontroversial in Chinese intellectual and...

Jonathan Sullivan22 Jan 2014Leave a comment

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