Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on May 19, 2012
On Listening Post this week: Soft power or hard sell? China's new media strategy. Plus, beating censorship in Zimbabwe by dialling in the news.Over the past few weeks, stories coming out of China have dominated the global headlines. First came the Bo Xilai political scandal, followed by the story of Chen Guangcheng, the blind dissident, and more recently, the expulsion of Al Jazeera's sole China correspondent Melissa Chan. Chinese authorities have yet to specify the reasons why Chen was not allowed to stay, and it has left room for speculation, mostly negative, in the Western media.