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Why Jailhouse Confessions Are The Hot New Thing On Chinese TV

The Huffington Post | Matt Sheehan | Posted 01.20.2016 | World

BEIJING -- What’s the hottest new thing in Chinese prime time television? Nationally televised “confessions” from those who have cro...

Report: Man Detonates Bomb At Beijing Airport

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 09.19.2013 | World

BEIJING -- A man in a wheelchair who was airing grievances set off a homemade bomb in a crowded terminal at Beijing's main airport on Saturday evening...

'V For Vendetta' Airs In China, Stunning TV Viewers

AP | By LOUISE WATT | Posted 02.18.2013 | Entertainment

BEIJING (AP) — Television audiences across China watched an anarchist antihero rebel against a totalitarian government and persuade the people to ru...

Can Chinese State TV Compete With CNN? Billions in RMB Say Yes

Alex Pasternack | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Alex Pasternack

Despite the promise of wider editorial latitude, CCTV America's coverage of China is largely scrubbed of controversy and upbeat in tone, with a heavy emphasis on business and cultural stories in places where Beijing hopes to gain influence.

Chinese Watermelons Exploding Like 'Land Mines'

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

BEIJING -- Watermelons have been bursting by the score in eastern China after farmers gave them overdoses of growth chemicals during wet weather, crea...

Rui Chenggang China Televsion Personality Is Newest Face Of Capitalism

New York Times | DAVID BARBOZA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING -- At just 31 years old, Rui Chenggang has emerged as the media face of Chinese capitalism: young, smart and, to the dismay of some, deeply na...

China Hotel Fire: State Broadcaster Apologizes

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — The fireworks display that gutted a luxury hotel at the new, iconic headquarters for China's main television network and killed a fire...