Posted: 07 May 2018
"those living within China’s borders … deserve to hear a voice that presents the facts and also puts forth an alternative ideology … . America’s international media takes a passive approach to its mission … "https://t.co/VCHRb6D3rH— Kim Andrew Elliott (@kaedotcom) May 7, 2018
Kim: The writer advocates for advocacy in the advocacy-versus-straight-news debate within international broadcasting …— Kim Andrew Elliott (@kaedotcom) May 7, 2018
Only a very small (less than 1 percent) percentage of Chinese consume international media, partly because they are awash in Chinese media (eg thousands of websites), and party because foreign content is so hard to receive …— Kim Andrew Elliott (@kaedotcom) May 7, 2018
Does that small audience want news that is more independent than the increasingly state-controlled media of China? Or do they want state-controlled media from the West that tells them how bad it is in China and how good it is in the West?— Kim Andrew Elliott (@kaedotcom) May 7, 2018
Maybe the West should send both to China and find out which achieves the less-small audience.— Kim Andrew Elliott (@kaedotcom) May 7, 2018
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