Report on the Development of China’s New Media Industry in 2014

  • Quanzhong Guo
  • Fengjuan Guo
Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)


The new media industry in China enjoyed high-speed development in 2014. (New media industry in this report mainly refers to the Internet media industry, including online advertising, online games, online videos, and big data.) Remarkable progress was achieved in online advertising, online games, and online finance, and the combined scale of the media industry exceeded 200 billion yuan. The new media industry has also entered into an advanced stage of development, which has resulted in new trends: changes in market patterns in the media industry, organic integration of “Internet +” with traditional industries, dominance of mobile internet, vigorous development of O2O, new trends in mergers and acquisitions, digital media achieving public listing in China, commercialization of big data, and digital businesses providing business ecosystems.


New media industry mergers and acquisition 



This is an initial outcome of the National Social Science Fund Project “Research on the Transformation Strategy of Traditional Media in the New Media Environment”, (Grant No: 13AXW006).

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

Authors and Affiliations

  • Quanzhong Guo
    • 1
  • Fengjuan Guo
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Social and Cultural StudiesChinese Academy of GovernanceBeijingChina
  2. 2.Beijing Appraisal SocietyBeijingChina

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