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61. Each Nation's Media Sources

US Survey
(US SURVEY) From which sources do you get much of your news about China?
English language television
Chinese language television
English language newspapers
Chinese language newspapers
English language internet
Chinese language internet
English language radio
Chinese language radio
English language news magazines
Chinese language news magazines
Text Messages
Other
Not Sure
China Survey
(CHINA SURVEY) From which sources do you get much of your news about the US?
English language television
Chinese language television
English language newspapers
Chinese language newspapers
English language internet
Chinese language internet
English language radio
Chinese language radio
English language news magazines
Chinese language news magazines
Text Messages
Hear from others
Not from news
By visiting the US
Mobile phone surfing
Books
Hear from students
None
Not Sure

Narrative Analysis

United States:
  • The public receives news about China primarily through English-language television. Elites receive news about China primarily through English-language newspapers and secondarily through English-language Internet, a significant increase from 2007.
China:
  • The public receives news about the US primarily through Chinese-language television and secondarily through Chinese-language newspapers.
  • Over 80% of Chinese elites rely on Chinese-language Internet to obtain news about the US; at least one-third of them also receive news through English-language Internet.