Introduction: Chinese digital journalism: disruptive or sustainable?

Shixin Zhang, Jing Meng

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This collection of essays focuses on changes and developments within digital journalism in China. The various essays explore the implications of digital media technologies for journalists’ professional practice, news users’ consumption of and engagement with news, the growing significance of social media, as well as the shifting institutional, organizational, and financial structures of news media and their changing styles and content. This Introduction examines the theoretical elaboration of the idea of ‘disruption’ and its uses in exploring digital disruptions in journalism within the context of mainland China.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDigital Journalism in China
EditorsShixin Ivy Zhang
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781003247579
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2022


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