Media and Advertising

The return of Shenzhou VI

Beijing Youth Daily's front page features a picture of two astronauts getting out from the spacecraft.

Today's rock star in news is definitely Shenzhou VI.

The return module of China's second manned spacecraft Shenzhou VI has come back to Earth, and the astronauts are safe. The module and astronauts landed in Central Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region at 4:33 A.M. Monday after a five-day flight.

CCTV had broadcast the whole process live. The two astronauts Fei Junlong and Nie Haishen received warm welcome as heroes. Reports about them are all over the media.

China Media Timeline
Major media events over the last three decades
Danwei Model Workers
The latest recommended blogs and new media
From 2008
Front Page of the Day
A different newspaper every weekday
From the Vault
Classic Danwei posts
+ Culture and corporate propaganda in Soho Xiaobao (2007.11): Mid-2007 issues of Soho Xiaobao (SOHO小报), illustrating the complicated identity of in-house magazines run by real estate companies.
+ Internet executives complain about excessive Net censorship (2010.03): Internet executives complain about excessive Net censorship at an officially sanctioned meeting in Shenzhen.
+ Crowd-sourced cheating on the 2010 gaokao (2010.06): A student in Sichuan seeks help with the ancient Chinese section of this year's college entrance exam -- while the test is going on!
Danwei Archives