China News Digest 3 –
Browse through news about China and record your findings in the templates provided.
For the China News Digest assignments. you should read regularly:
The People’s Daily http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/
and China View http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/
In addition to the above sites, you should also read in the following:
In addition, track the following:
The temperature in Beijing and Shanghai (make sure to indicate whether in Centigrade or Fahrenheit degrees), and
The exchange rate for the yuan.
Entries should contain a link to the news stories and topics discussed, a contextualization of the story or topic (for example, how it relates to something talked about in class, another class, your life, or why it interests you), your interpretation of how the story is presented (what kind of bias or spin does the source put on the story), and why you think the story or topic is relevant to your understanding of China.