China ramps up propaganda machine to tune up ‘volume’ on Twitter, Facebook, TikTok


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In 2009 China committed $7.25 billion for a global news presence and by 2015 it was spending $7-10 billion annually on external propaganda New Delhi: With favourable opinion abroad at an all times low and decades of initiative, experience and resources at hand, China is eyeing to up its propaganda game by reaching more of the world beyond its diaspora on platforms that keep the global audiences hooked. Outlining the Chinese ability to ramp up the volume of propaganda to dominate global public opinion, Fu Hua, editor-in-chief of China’s largest and most influential state news agency Xinhua, recently claimed that...