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Studio interview: Legislation lags behind new media's development

10-03-2012 09:23 BJT

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For some in China, updating the Weibo account, or the microblog is an important part of the day. So far, China has the world’s largest number of microbloggers. That’s according to a report quoted in the China Internet Network Information Center, published annually by the Social Sciences Academic Press. Full Story>>

For more insight, we’re joined in the studio by Professor Kan Kaili, from the school of Economics and Management, Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications. Hello, professor, thanks for joining us.

Q1: Legislation relating to new media has lagged behind their development. There is still no law specializing on the Internet and many related articles in existing laws need revision. What’s your take on such phenomenon?

Q2: New media, like microblogging, is very popular these days. In comparison, the traditional media is not too favored. What’s your take on their relationship, competition or cooperation?



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