March 9, 2011One Comment

Video: How news interview is rehearsed in China

A fruit gardener in Baoding, China’s northern Hebei Province, is being taught by the TV reporter to say in front of the camera “This year, the fruit gardens haven’t encountered a hail disaster. (今年的果园没有遭受雹灾.)” Because of his heavily accented Mandarin and probable undereducation, he repeated it several times before getting it right. If you can’t [...]

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January 27, 201166 Comments

China Central Television news suspected to have stolen fighter jet scenes from Top Gun

From MITBBS and Yahoo Xinwen lianbo (新闻联播), or News Broadcast, on China Central Television (CCTV), comes under fire again for its report of an air force training exercise on January 23. In the newscast, the way a target was hit by the air-to-air missile fired by a J-10 fighter aircraft and exploded looks almost identical to [...]

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