China: The patriotic 'ziganwu' bloggers who attack the West
 

China: The patriotic 'ziganwu' bloggers who attack the West

10/2021

//With increased readership, they can earn significant amounts from advertisements or paid content. Journalism and communications academic Dr Fang Kecheng estimates that a social media account with more than a million followers could earn the equivalent of a few hundred thousands of dollars a year.

Social media platforms such as Weibo and Wechat play a part by recommending and promoting posts that encourage loyalty to the Communist Party, says Dr Fang, and they stand to benefit commercially too. "It increases engagement and user activity, so it's a very good strategy for them," he says.//

 

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