Anti-Chinese Sentiment in Zambia and the African Continent:
Comparative Coverage of the Phenomenon by Zambian, Chinese, and South African Newspapers
|Author(s)||Young Joon Lim|
|Issue Date||July, 2012|
|Publishing Date||July, 2012|
|Keywords||Anti-Chinese sentiment, Zambia, South Africa, nationalism, instructive roles, Michael Sata|
Comparative analysis on coverage of anti-Chinese sentiment in Times of Zambia, China Daily, People’s Daily and Business Day of South Africa, based on theoretical backgrounds of the CNN effect, nationalism and agenda setting, identifies that the coverage of anti-Chinese sentiment in Africa illustrates the role of the press in promoting national interests. However, the African newspapers played instructive roles whereas the Chinese newspapers served as agents for the Chinese government.