If period drama Yanxi Palace is gone, what’s the story for Chinese soft power?

5/2/2019 4:30:00 AM

If period drama Yanxi Palace is gone, what’s the story for Chinese soft power?

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If period drama Yanxi Palace is gone, what’s the story for Chinese soft power?Chinese state media has attacked period dramas for their “negative influence on society”, but in doing so, the country could end up losing one of its most effective weapons of soft-power projection. The record-breaking blockbuster Story of Yanxi Palace is the latest historical drama to be taken off

Yanxi Palace 'negative influence on society'; pulled from Chinese television channelsPat2Young I heard this through BBC and got interested in the show and decided to watch an episode. It’s being accused of promoting luxuries, and the Empedocles life style, but whoever says so has clearly not seen the story line! It’s all about how hard work and diligence beats laziness.

If period drama Yanxi Palace is gone, what’s the story for Chinese soft power?Chinese state media has attacked period dramas for their “negative influence on society”, but in doing so, the country could end up losing one of its most effective weapons of soft-power projection. The record-breaking blockbuster Story of Yanxi Palace is the latest historical drama to be taken off

Yanxi Palace 'negative influence on society'; pulled from Chinese television channelsPat2Young I heard this through BBC and got interested in the show and decided to watch an episode. It’s being accused of promoting luxuries, and the Empedocles life style, but whoever says so has clearly not seen the story line! It’s all about how hard work and diligence beats laziness.

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