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New Report: "How the Chinese Government Mobilizes Students and Media to Burnish its Image"

Feb 25, 2020


In an effort to understand Beijing’s public diplomacy (PD), a research lab and the U.S. Department of State have teamed up to quantify and analyze the Chinese government’s reach and influence.

The ensuing report, “Influencing the Narrative: How the Chinese Government Mobilizes Students and Media to Burnish its Image,” analyzes China’s PD efforts across East Asia-Pacific, the context of China’s regional goals and major tools employed toward these ends. 

The link to the full report, published jointly by AidData, a research lab at the William & Mary Global Research Institute, and the U.S. Department of State, can be found here.

The link to the executive summary can be found here.

The link to AidData’s “Beijing’s Public Diplomacy” initiative can be found here.



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