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keeps very close ties to the CCP and its related organizations, including the Chinese Consulate, local Chinese associations, business associations, and pro-Chinese-regime media
praise or promote the mainstream values of the United States, including democracy, freedom, and human rights. HE does not criticize the CCP’s authoritarian rule.
China will start airing a 24-hour television channel to homes in New York in the first quarter, the nation’s latest effort to expand state-controlled media overseas as it seeks to wield greater cultural influence.
“It’s our role to propagate information about China overseas,” Yan Xinxia, a director at the State Council Information Office’s China Internet Information Center, told reporters in Hong Kong today. The center will partner with CMMB Vision Holdings Ltd. (471) for the TodayChina channel, which will be distributed free using digital TV technology in New York City.
China is expanding the reach of state media overseas and strengthening control of local television and Internet content as President Hu Jintao seeks to curb the spread of foreign influence on Chinese society. The West is using cultural means to divide China, which needs to be alert to this threat, Hu said in comments published this week.