China Media Group

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China Media Group
中央广播电视总台
Radio and television broadcaster
Predecessors
Founded21 March 2018 (2018-03-21)
Headquarters,
China
Area served
Nationwide and worldwide
Key people
Shen Haixiong (president)
ParentPublicity Department of the Communist Party of China
State Council of the People's Republic of China
China Media Group
Simplified Chinese中央广播电视总台
Traditional Chinese中央廣播電視總台
Literal meaningCentral Radio and Television Station
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese中国之声
Traditional Chinese中國之聲
Literal meaningVoice of China

China Media Group (Chinese: 中央广播电视总台; literally: 'Central Radio-Television General Station') and IPA pronunciation [ʈʂʊ́ŋ.jáŋ.kwàŋ.pwó.tjɛ̂n.ʂɻ̩̂.tsʊ̀ŋ.tʰǎi],[1][2] also known as Voice of China[3][4][5], is the predominant state media company by means radio and television broadcasting in the People's Republic of China. It was founded on 21 March 2018 through the merger of China Central Television[a], China National Radio, and China Radio International.[6]

History[edit]

On 21 March 2018, the Government of the People's Republic of China announced that the China Central Television, China National Radio, and China Radio International would be merged to create the China Media Group after the first session of the 13th National People's Congress. That same day, Shen Haixiong was named President of China Media Group.[7]

List of presidents[edit]

No. Name Took office Left office Notes
1 Shen Haixiong 21 March 2018 Incumbent [8][9]

See also[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trailer of Media Leaders Summit for Asia". China Radio International. 8 April 2018. Archived from the original on 9 April 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  2. ^ "China Hosts Media Leaders for Asia Summit". MENAFN.com. 11 April 2018. Archived from the original on 11 April 2018. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  3. ^ Curtis Stone (22 March 2018). "World needs a better understanding of China, "Voice of China" can help". People's Daily. Archived from the original on 22 March 2018. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
  4. ^ Lily Kuo (21 March 2018). "China state media merger to create propaganda giant". The Guardian. Archived from the original on 22 March 2018. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
  5. ^ Steven Jiang (21 March 2018). "Beijing has a new propaganda weapon: Voice of China". CNN. Archived from the original on 21 March 2018. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
  6. ^ 中共中央印发《深化党和国家机构改革方案》 (in Chinese). NetEase. Xinhua News Agency. 21 March 2018. Archived from the original on 21 March 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  7. ^ 慎海雄任中央广播电视总台台长 (in Chinese). NetEase. China Central Television. 21 March 2018. Archived from the original on 21 March 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  8. ^ 重磅|中央广播电视总台成立,慎海雄担任首任台长 (in Chinese). China National Radio. 22 March 2018. Archived from the original on 22 March 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  9. ^ 国务院任免国家工作人员 (in Chinese). Xinhua News Agency. 4 April 2018. Archived from the original on 9 April 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2018.