The Transistor Factory in Beijing during the 1970s. Many Chinese people would have heard China National Radio (formerly Yan’an Xinhua Broadcasting Station) through small transistor radios. PHOTO BY JOAN LEBOLD COHEN.
China National Radio (CNR) is the official radio system of the People’s Republic of China, with correspondent branches in forty cities. CNR is the farthest-reaching radio network in the country and one of the most important media organizations. Its nine