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China’s propaganda machine in overdrive


We look at Beijing’s control and censorship mechanisms before the Communist Party’s 19th Congress. 21 Aug 2017 07:23 GMT Censorship, China, Media, Asia As China’s ruling Communist Party gears up for its 19th Congress, President Xi Jinping is calling on the country’s media to play their part in touting his grand vision for China, and especially an infrastructure venture called the Belt and Road Initiative… Continue reading China’s propaganda machine in overdrive

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Chinese state media made a racist video about India and is censoring its critics


After viewing the video, I have to wonder who approved this video?   The video is absolutely racist, immature, and just plain bad.  …and it’s in English. Here is the best place to view the video, I believe.  Well worth a look. China mocks India with a racist video over Doklam standoff I have never… Continue reading Chinese state media made a racist video about India and is censoring its critics

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China playing out its ‘Three Warfares’ strategy against India in Doklam


Chinese Information Warfare from an Indian perspective.  </end editorial> By Indrani Bagchi, TNN| Updated: Aug 13, 2017, 01.35 AM IST NEW DELHI: Is China playing out its ‘Three Warfares’ strategy against India? Indian strategists who are involved with China in the current Doklam crisis believe China has now fully operationalized this concept and is applying it… Continue reading China playing out its ‘Three Warfares’ strategy against India in Doklam

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Sun Tzu and Information Operations: Ancient Philosophy between China and the United States


Sun Tzu and Information Operations: Ancient Philosophy between China and the United States : Grandson and Informationism: Chinese and American Strategy in Ancient Philosophy Kwang Ho CHUN (Jeon Gwangho) , (Jeon Kwang-ho) Low Publication Name: New Asia Issues / Ho: 新亞細亞第24卷第2號 / 2017/102 ~ 126 (25pages) Publisher: New Asia Research Institute Publication Type: Academic Journal Subject category: Political Science and Diplomacy File format:… Continue reading Sun Tzu and Information Operations: Ancient Philosophy between China and the United States

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China chatbot goes rogue: ‘Do you love the Communist party?’ ‘No’


BabyQ and XiaoBing disappear from Tencent’s QQ app following off-message responses Two chatbots with decidedly non-socialist characteristics were pulled from one of China’s most popular messaging apps after serving up unpatriotic answers about topics including the South China Sea and the Communist party. Tencent removed a bot called BabyQ, co-developed by Beijing-based Turing Robot, and also… Continue reading China chatbot goes rogue: ‘Do you love the Communist party?’ ‘No’

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DoD’s assessment of China’s information capabilities


By: Mark Pomerleau    June 7 The Department of Defense made public this week its annual report to Congress on China’s military developments, shedding some light on information-based capabilities including cyber, electromagnetic spectrum operations and space operations. The report offers greater details about China’s Strategic Support Force, created in 2015. The military organization garnered less than 30 words in the… Continue reading DoD’s assessment of China’s information capabilities

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Here are all the words Chinese state media has banned


Xinhua News Agency was established by the Chinese Communist Party in 1931 in a little house in Ruijin, Jiangxi Province. Until 1938, it was called the Red China News Agency 红色中华通讯社, but it has always had the same goal: to collect information for the Party and act as its voice. Despite its propagandist mission, Xinhua has produced some excellent journalists, such as Yang Jisheng 杨继绳,… Continue reading Here are all the words Chinese state media has banned