Skip to content

Statistics show the power of Chinese state media and they will blow your mind

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
4/1/2014 (3 years ago)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

China is far more sophisticated than we assume.

China continues to advance on many fronts, making its way to world superpower status. China has the world's largest state-controlled media including the world's a]largest single audience of internet users.

Chinese Facebook is similar to pinterest in layout. China's social media copies what works in the west, then develops its own version for censored use.

Chinese Facebook is similar to pinterest in layout. China's social media copies what works in the west, then develops its own version for censored use.

Highlights

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)
4/1/2014 (3 years ago)

Published in Asia Pacific

Keywords: China, media, statistics


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - China is not the sleepy backwater that many people assume it to be. Instead it is the world's mightiest industrial power with massive factory complexes larger than some good-sized towns in America.

Children are indoctrinated young and many learn the value of strict obedience before they learn much else. This is the power of state control. And although there is dissent, only a minority of Chinese participate, and most don't care as their standard of living increases.

Francis Xavier Patron Saint of China.

That standard of living increase is also evident in Chinese media and how people consume it. China now has just over 604 million internet users, more than twice that in the United States.

China maintains the illusion of freedom with plenty of state control by copying what works in the west and branding it as their own. Chana has their own version of Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and other similar sites.

Here is a list of the top media in China and the numbers associated with them. It should help you to appreciate the raw power of people and technology harnessed by the state for control.

The information in the chart is from Danwei, an independent firm that tracks Chinese media and internet usage to provide "commercial intelligence."

Internet

Sina Weibo     Microblog     Over 500 million registered users/25 million active users daily

Sina.com.cn
    News portal website     40 million IP visitors daily

Tencent Weibo
    Microblog     about 540 million registered users/220 million active users monthly

Tencent Qzone     Nickname SNS, blogs, home pages     620 million active users monthly

Tencent WeChat     Mobile text & voice messaging, friend networks     272 million active users monthly

QQ.com     News portal website     51 million IP visitor daily

Baidu Post Bar     Forum and Q&A     over 10 million registered users and over 200 million monthly active users

Baidu Search Engine     Search engine     over 80 million IP visitors daily

Taobao and T Mall
    Online mall and C2C ecommerce     over 67 million IP visitors daily (combined); over 1 trillion RMB sales in 2012

Youku & Tudou     Companies have merged; video sharing and viewing, including TV shows     youku: over 10 million IP visitors daily tudou:over 1.26 million IP visitors daily

Douban     Interest based, nickname SNS     79 million registered users and over 200 million active users monthly

Renren
    Real name SNS     184  million active users

Sohu     News portal website     25 million IP visitor daily

Netease     News portal website     16 million IP visitor daily23 million unique visitors daily

iFeng     News portal website     11 million IP visitor daily

Caixin     Financial business & politics news     one of the leading websites in finance, 153 thousand IP visitor daily

Yicai     Financial & economic news     one of the leading websites in finance, 54 thousand IP visitor daily
       

Print Newspapers

Reference News
参考消息     Newspaper     3.4 million copies

People's Daily

人民日报     Newspaper     2.8 million copies

Global Times

环球时报     Newspaper     2 million copies

Southern Weekly
南方周末     Newspaper     1.7 million copies

New Weekly
新周刊  
   Magazine focusing on current events and lifestyle     310,000 copies

Southern People Weekly
南方人物周刊
    Magazine focusing on interviews     200,000 copies

---


'Help give every student and teacher Free resources for a world-class moral Catholic education'


Copyright 2018 - Distributed by THE CALIFORNIA NETWORK

Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for JANUARY 2018
Religious Minorities in Asia.
That Christians, and other religious minorities in Asian countries, may be able to practise their faith in full freedom.


Comments


More Asia Pacific

North and South Korea agree to march together at Olympics -- is that a good thing? Watch

Image of North Korean athletes march under their own banner in the 2016 Olympics. In a few weeks, they will march under a unified banner with South Korea.

North and South Korea have reached a remarkable agreement to march into the Olympic games under a unified banner. In addition to the ... continue reading


Cardinal Pell accuser dies, trial in doubt Watch

Image of Cardinal Pell's accuser has died.

The legal case against Cardinal George Pell of Australia has taken an unexpected turn, after the death of Damian Dignan, who accused Pell ... continue reading


Mt. Sinabung erupts with an ash cloud towering over villagers in new viral video Watch

Image of Mt. SInabung has erupted again.

Mt. Sinabung has erupted in Indonesia, and a new viral video has captured the moment a towering ash cloud hovered over villagers, raining ... continue reading


North Korea develops anthrax-loaded missile to hit the US Watch

Image of South Korean Intelligence reports North Korea launched biological weapons experiments involving anthrax.

This year, North Korea has increased its missile and nuclear weapons testing at an unparalleled rate and they have threatened the United ... continue reading


New video helps residents of Guam prepare for war Watch

Image of While the latest video prepares residents for war, the island is often hit by powerful storms. It is also susceptible to tsunamis. Residents are hardy and often well educated and prepared, but North Korean missiles are a new threat.

Officials are preparing the U.S. territory of Guam for war with North Korea. Authorities have released a video, designed to educate ... continue reading


Never Miss any Updates!

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers.

Information
Learn about Catholic world

Catholic Online
Inform - Inspire - Ignite

Catholic Online Saints
Your saints explained

Catholic Online Prayers
Prayers for every need

Catholic Online Bible
Complete bible online

Catholic Online News
Your news Catholic eye

Daily Reading
Today's bible reading

Lent / Easter
Death & resurrection of Jesus

Advent / Christmas
Birth of Jesus

Rest of Catholic Online
All Catholic world we offer

Services
Products and services we offer

Catholic Online Shopping
Catholic medals, gifts & books

The California Network
Inspiring streaming service

Advertise on Catholic Online
Your ads on catholic.org

Catholic Online Email
Email with Catholic feel

Catholic Online Singles
Safe, secure Catholic dating

The California Studios
World-class post production service

Education
Learn the Catholic way

Catholic Online School
Free Catholic education for all

Student Classes
K-12 & Adult Education Classes

School Teachers
Teacher lesson plans & resources

Support Free Education
Tax deductible support Free education

Socials
Connect with us online

Catholic Online on Facebook
Catholic social network

Catholic Online on Twitter
Catholic Tweets

Catholic Online on YouTube
Enjoy our videos

Catholic Online on Instagram
Shared Catholic moments

Catholic Online on Pinterest
Catholic ideas style inspiration

Catholic Online Logo

Copyright 2018 Catholic Online. All materials contained on this site, whether written, audible or visual are the exclusive property of Catholic Online and are protected under U.S. and International copyright laws, © Copyright 2018 Catholic Online. Any unauthorized use, without prior written consent of Catholic Online is strictly forbidden and prohibited.