Television (Diànshì 电视)

Junhao HONG

China’s television industry is a latecomer, by international standards, but it has become an important political and cultural apparatus. Although controlled by the state—as is all mass media in China—television offers a wide variety of programming, both domestic and foreign, to some 1.29 billion viewers, the largest TV audience in the world.

Compared to most industrial countries in the world, China has a much shorter television history. Television was not available until….

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