Chinese Central Propaganda Department says "make America target of criticism"

June 27, 2011
China Digital Times


CDT is run by an adjunct professor out of UCal Berkeley, but it has generally seemed reliable on propaganda administration issues . . . This is a window into how the Central Propaganda Department manages political debate in internet chatrooms and listservs . . . and how the CCP/CPD manages search engine censorship . . . The most illuminating bit, of course, is how the CCP/CPD has instructed its commentators to “make America the target” of criticism about the dangers of democratization.



Source: China Digital Times (6/24/11):


Leaked Propaganda Directives and Banned “Future”

The following leaked notice is an internal directive sent to internet commentators over the past week, translated by CDT:

. . . (1) To the extent possible make America the target of criticism. Play down the existence of Taiwan.


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