Changing Times and Media Transformations

The Case of Ta Kung Pao 1902-1966

By Rong Xinchun

Now available! Ta Kung Pao has been one of the most influential newspapers in modern China. The inaugural issue was published in Tianjing in 1902. The last mainland China issue of Ta Kung Pao was published in 1966. Now available outside of China for the very first time, this insightful book is a detailed study of the evolution of the media in China, as seen through the history and the pages of Ta Kung Pao. It's a faithful documentation of China's political and economic modernization. The book discloses for the very first time the stories behind the stories, and the paper's true status and function within China's foreign relations strategies. The coverage includes dissections of the key articles, commentaries, and editorials. These documents are important historical material for anybody studying the development of modern day China. (Series: The Media in China) [Subject: History, Asian Studies, Chinese Studies, Politics, Media Studies, Journalism]


300 pages

Publication Date: 1/1/2017
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781844643394