The main thrust of the Chinese Communist Party’s domestic propaganda work since late January has focused on masking the early role of the Party in stifling public health transparency and creating the pandemic crisis. The primary propaganda message, widely disseminated in domestic state-run media, highlighted the “political and organizational advantage” of the Communist Party in tackling the health emergency once the decision to contain the crisis was made in Beijing.
China’s Global Covid-19 Assistance is Humanitarian and Geopolitical. That’s Why People are Worried.
- David Dorman,
- 21 - 2020