Tag Archives: CCTV

CCTV, illuminated

The main picture shows the new CCTV tower lighting up at 11pm last night, from the east side, lights shone to illuminate the building.

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Bar hostesses on duty in military uniforms

The CCTV reporting program that follows Network News (新闻联播), Topics in Focus (焦点访谈) recently discussed the shocking phenomenon of bar hostesses or ‘sex industry workers’ wearing military uniforms.

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Dodgy CCTV journalism and map clampdown

Another crack down on maps by seven government departments; CCTV takes the chance to give Google and a blogger a slap in the face.

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Inside the burned-out TVCC building

The Beijing Times and Caijing present images from inside the TVCC building, which burned over the Lantern Festival, 2009.

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Spring Festival Gala scandal! Two versions of Lu Chen’s magic act

CCTV-9 ran dress rehearsal footage for a number of Gala acts, including Louis Chen’s table-penetrating magic demonstration. Also, Han Han PK Louis over professionalism.

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Tragedy visits Yi Zhongtian

Yi Zhongtian, whose ‘Tragedy!’ screencap launched an online meme, gets memorialized as a seal.

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CCTV launches video sharing website

China’s Central Television made its debut into the online video market with the launch of its new website.

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Is CCTV’s economic figures election rigged?

Modern Express: The credibility of CCTV annual economic figures awards is questioned by Netizens

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Official report on CCTV building fire

10 year anniversary of Macao’s return to the PRC, and some news about the CCTV building fire.

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Family murder and arson

Today’s Beijing Times top headline is a weather story: “Beijing to welcome coldest week this winter — coldest temperature to go below -10ºC, Thursday and Friday maximum -2ºC”. The rest of the paper is a smorgasbord of contemporary Chinese life.

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