Chinese Media in a Global Context

Module code: MS7052
Module co-ordinator: Dr Giovanna Puppin

Module Outline

This module examines the changing Chinese media landscape in the post‐reform and new media era. It looks at the key theoretical issues and debates surrounding Chinese media. The module discusses how China’s media system and journalism is shaped by contextual factors, such as the state, the market and journalism culture. It also discusses the implications of new media technologies for Chinese mainstream news media and society.


  • 22 hours of lectures
  • 1 hour of tutorials
  • 127 hours of guided independent study


  • Essay, 3,000 words (100%)
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