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Beijing is buying up media outlets and training scores of foreign journalists to ‘tell China’s story well’ – as part of a worldwide propaganda campaign of astonishing scope and ambition. By Louisa Lim and Julia Bergin, The Guardian Fri 7 Dec 2018 Read original news here As they sifted through resumes, the team recruiting for the new London hub of China’s state-run broadcaster had an enviable problem: far, far too many candidates. Almost 6,000 people were applying for just 90 jobs “reporting the news from a Chinese perspective”. Even the simple task of reading through the heap of applications would take almost two months. For western journalists, demoralised by endless budget cuts, China Global Television Network presents an enticing prospect, offering competitive salaries to work in state-of-the-art purpose-built studios in Chiswick, west London. CGTN – as the international arm of China Central Television … [Read more...] about Inside China’s audacious plan for global media dominance
Mr Xi has introduced major departures from this approach Shyam Saran Last Updated at November 21, 2018 00:53 IST Inside the Mind of Xi Jinping Francois Bougon Context 232 pages; Rs 599 China’s paramount leader Xi Jinping is an enigmatic figure and a book that promises to unravel the inner workings of his mind and the major influences in shaping his personality should claim our attention. Francois Bougon is a correspondent with the French paper Le Monde and has considerable experience of China but his biography is based on no privileged access to his subject, nor to any special insights shared by those close to Mr Xi. The author has drawn a portrait of the ... Key stories on business-standard.com are available to premium subscribers only. Already a premium subscriber? LOGIN NOW MONTHLY STAR Business Standard Digital Business Standard Digital Monthly … [Read more...] about The new Red star over China
After suffering a last-gasp defeat to Napoli, Liverpool need to get their European campaign back on track when they face Red Star Belgrade at Anfield tonight. We spoke to Serbian journalist Nemanja Stanojcic from the Belgrade-based newspaper Vecernje Novosti for the lowdown on the Reds' Champions League opponents. What was the reaction like in Belgrade when Red Star were drawn in the same group as Liverpool, PSG and Napoli? It was mixed. Some fans would have preferred an easier draw. But others were saying they wanted the big names after being outside of the Champions League for so long. The only club in Italy better than Napoli last season was Juventus, Liverpool reached the Champions League final and PSG are the French champions so it couldn't have been much tougher. Many fans were happy to get opponents like this. You don't often get the chance to watch huge players like Salah, Mbappe and Hamsik showing their skills in front of you. Red Star fans will enjoy their magic but boo them … [Read more...] about Inside track on Red Star & why you can expect opposition fans at Anfield
0 Have your say Scouts from Celtic were among the interested parties taking in Red Star Belgrade’s Champions League clash with Napoli this week. Representatives from several clubs, including Everton, West Ham, Roma and Juventus were also in attendance as the two sides played out a 0-0 draw at the Crvena Zvezda Stadium in the Serbian capital.Teams from Belgium, Spain and Russia were also represented at the Group C clash.While Celtic could well be on the lookout for another option at right back, could the Hoops representatives have been running the rule over Belgrade striker Richmond Boakye? The loss of Moussa Dembele on transfer deadline day to Lyon has left Celtic light up top, with Odsonne Edouard and Leigh Griffiths the only senior strikers in Brendan Rodgers’ squad.• READ MORE - Peter Lawwell vows to strengthen after Celtic bank record £101m• READ MORE - Steven Gerrard ‘has to splash cash for Rangers to catch … [Read more...] about Were Celtic scouting this player in Red Star Belgrade v Napoli tie?