The entire operation of china's modern media is based upon the foundation of mass line governing theory, developed by china's paramount head of state, mao zedong. Media freedom in china since 1949 china has experienced several different stages of development since it founded in 1949 media control exists in every development stage to varying degrees the chinese communist party (icp) has never fully given up media control due to its fundamental governing principle, which is to eliminate any different voices that hinder social and political stability.
The media of the people's republic of china (alternatively media of china, chinese media) consists primarily of television, newspapers, radio, and magazines since 2000, the internet has also emerged as an important form of communication by media, and is placed under the supervision of the chinese government.
Censorship and evolving media policy in china by rebecca wetherbee — 113 since its inception, the prc (people’s repubic of has never allowed a free media the prc was established in 1949 as a communist party-led state under the leader mao zedong, who helped restore the war-torn china with an economic and political agenda modeled. Since coming to power in 1949, the chinese communist party (ccp) has constructed a multi-layered system for censoring unwanted news and stifling opposing viewpoints within china over the past two decades, this domestic apparatus has spawned mechanisms that extend information controls to media outlets based outside china. The freedom of the press report has also categorized china as “not free” and one of the world’s worst violators of media freedom since beginning in 1980 the prc is the world's fourth-largest country in area (9,596,960 square kilometers) and the most populous, with an estimated 1375 billion people in 2016.
Freedom of religion in china is provided for in the constitution of the people's republic of china, with an important caveat: the government protects what it calls normal religious activity, defined in practice as activities that take place within government-sanctioned religious organizations and registered places of worship.
Since 1949, china has seen tremendous economic growth and a meteoric rise in the global ranks as the economic landscape transformed, so did the acceptance of religion in china’s cultural and political spheres. Censorship and freedom of speech are playing a huge role in shaping china today in order to understand the role of censorship and freedom of speech today in china it is important to look into mao’s era from 1949 through 1976 since 1949, the chinese government has been controlled by the chinese communist party (ccp.