Manage episode 361888495 series 2201517
The message conveyed by global media can be a powerful one, useful in influencing public perception and shaping politics, local media and information environments.
Controlling the media narrative, usually through influence or your own state-run outlets, is of great interest to China. The superpower is actively seeking to insert itself into many other countries’ elections, social media, media, and overall politics.
Guest: Joshua Kurlantzick (Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia Council on Foreign Relations and author of Beijing's Global Media Offensive: China's Uneven Campaign To Influence Asia and the World)
Recorded on February 16, 2023.