Seminar: The Reform and Development of China’s Media Industry
On the 4th of October 2013, Mr. Yu Yong, Deputy Managing Director and Deputy Secretary-General of the Economic Daily Group and Vice Executive Chairman of the Association of China Economic Press presented the 3rd China Development Seminar Series seminar for 2013 on “The Reform and Development of China’s Media Industry”. A joint collaboration between the Centre for China Studies, the Department of Journalism and Strategic Communication and the Confucius Institute at La Trobe University, this seminar discussed significant changes to China’s media industry since the establishment of the Peoples Republic of China, the current context of China’s media industry, and foreseeable developments. The seminar was chaired by Mr. John Benson, Head of the Department of Journalism and Strategic Communication. With some fifty students and staff in attendance, the audience included a mix of international Chinese students, local media students, and staff from the Centre for China Studies and Journalism Department.