Sunday, March 15, 2009
Free-Market Competition of the Day: China to expand media operations
Beijing is now pushing its big media properties, all of which are heavily censored and operate under the government’s propaganda department, to expand their overseas operations. Under one proposal, China may even create a 24-hour English language news channel to compete with CNN and the BBC, and deliver a more, well, positive view of China’s rise.
There seems to be no limit to what the Chinese will do. And we must assume they intend to carry out the threat.
Let's see. What should they call this proposed news operation? Oh! How about "The Voice