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National Strategy: A New Stage in the Development of China’s New Media

  • Xujun Tang
  • Chuxin Huang
  • Ruisheng Liu
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Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)

Abstract

China’s new media entered a new development stage in 2014. Online information security was elevated to become a matter of national strategic importance. Media convergence became an important part of if the central government’s efforts toward deepening reforms; Increasing the role of the internet in became an important means for improving governance; Internet finance was burgeoning while the growth of mobile Internet accelerated. New media penetration reached into many different sectors. In the meantime, recent development in China’s new media also brought many problems, including rumor-spreading via WeChat, threats to online information security, and underdevelopment in regulations for Internet finance. The country urgently needs to address these and other problems.

Keywords

New media Media convergence Online information security National strategy Rumor-spreading via WeChat 

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© Social Sciences Academic Press and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Xujun Tang
    • 1
  • Chuxin Huang
    • 1
  • Ruisheng Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.IJCS Academic CommitteeChinese Academy of Social SciencesBeijingChina

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