|Title||China week on the BBC: the media making knowledge and writing history|
In March of 2005, the British Broadcasting Corporation ran a special week of programming about China in its news and current affairs services on television and radio called “China Week”. This paper argues that the BBC was engaged in a specific task of producing knowledge about China in which a traditional commitment to media objectivity conflicted with a self-conscious interpretation of China for a British audience. The paper suggests that in this ambiguity was a failure to understand the way the BBC was writing a Chinese history or to acknowledge the ideological implications of such a task.
|Keywords||BBC, China Week|
|Journal||China Media Research|
|Journal citation||3 (1), pp. 17-25|
|Web address (URL)||http://www.chinamediaresearch.net/vol3no1/Article_3_Mark_Harrison.pdf|