Propaganda 2.0: China’s PR department releases iPad app

The free application is available in the iTunes store and seeks to increase the Chinese government’s coverage and influence.

The app—called “China SCIO” for State Council Information Office—is available at no charge in Apple’s App Store.

From The Wall Street Journal:

“It includes videos of press conferences and full, downloadable copies of the State Council’s white papers on subjects like national defense, Internet development, ethnic issues, and human rights in Chinese and English from 2005 to 2010.”

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