[3Rights’ Column] Ten Powers Unified in One Party (8) Totalitarian Ruling of the Chinese Communist Party — The Media (Part 1)
When the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) started, they were deeply aware of the power of the media. One of the reasons that the CCP defeated the Chiang Kai-shek’s government is that the CCP drilled a hole harnessing the freedom of the media under Chiang's rule. Therefore, the CCP completely keeps the media in control after subversion of power, especially after the anti-right event. In the words of the CCP, "the media is the mouthpiece of the Party" and "the Party media’s family name is the Chinese Communist Party".