Posts Tagged ‘propaganda’
Much cheaper at the Costco I’m sure, than here.
First it was free and then it cost $1 at newsstands.
But that didn’t work out, obliviously.
So this is the latest tack – a price reduction:
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“Most of the paper’s editorial staff are still Chinese, whose English reports are ‘polished’ by a small group of expatriate editors employed on short-term contracts.”
Oh, I see.
Carry on then.
Waking Up to Find Eight Copies of China Daily on Your Stoop – Free Propaganda from the Red Chinese GovernmentFriday, October 7th, 2011
Uh, ChinaDaily what?
(Remember when the San Francisco Examiner used to deliver newspapers to your door every day whether you asked for them or not?)
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At first, I thought that this could be a house organ from our area Falun Gong, but it turns out that China Daily is an official “state-owned enterprise” of the People’s Republic of China.
Now, are these weekly papers being distributed in Mission District cafes nowadays as well? Apparently:
“Chinese soft power reaches the Mission cafe universe: China Daily, the PRC’s English language newspaper, now found in cafes in SF.”
But don’t feel left out – you can always check out the Twitter feed.
So, it’s like Yuan legislation, O.K., and then cloud computing, O.K., and then Key people in the 1911 Revolution, WTF?
Look for a copy of China Daily to appear on your San Francisco stoop someday.
“I for one welcome our new _____ overlords. I’d like to remind them that as a trusted media personality, I can be helpful in rounding up others to toil in their underground sugar caves…”