Annual Report on Development of New Media in China (Volume 1)

Edited by: Yin Yugong

Contributions by: Liu Lan, Gu Weizhong

It's projected that China's internet population will hit 718 million by 2013, comfortably the largest base of net users in the world. Central to this are issues of ownership, freedom and censorship. But what is China's perspective and on the proliferation of new media within China and what are its concerns? This revealing book outlines the phenomenal recent digital developments seen across China and the vast amount of new media and internet usage. Annual Report on Development of New Media in China (Volume 1) presents a clear analysis of the key characteristics and trends found in present day China. Comprehensive and research-based, it covers key subjects such as social media use in China, including Twitter and Facebook, search engines, including Google, plus news channels and news sites both Chinese and international. In addition, the authors examine the online gaming industry in China, the very latest regulations and laws that affect new media industries and digital activities, issues around blogging, plus the introduction of digital television and ebooks into China. The editor-in-chief is Yin Yugong, Director of the Institute of Journalism and Communication of CASS, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Published by China specialists Paths International, in association with Social Science Academic Press (China).

232 pages

Publication Date: 1/1/2013
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781844641413

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