"Lies in Ink, Truth in Blood": The Role and Impact of the Chinese Media During the Beijing Spring of ‘89
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CitationJakobson, Linda. "'Lies in Ink, Truth in Blood': The Role and Impact of the Chinese Media During the Beijing Spring of ‘89." Shorenstein Center Discussion Paper Series 1990.D-6, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, August 1990.
AbstractOn May l8th, 1989,Chinese television viewers witnessed a scene that no one could have imagined seeing on state-run television one month earlier. The news broadcast showed the General Secretary of the Communist Party, Zhao Ziyang, and the Prime Minister Li Peng, accompanied by other "leading comrades,"Qiao Shi, Hu Qili and Rui Xingwen, visiting defiant students at a Beijing hospital. The students were being treated after fainting as a result of their hunger strike at Tiananmen Square.
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