I was recently invited by China’s national television – CCTV, China Central Television – to comment on these two issues. The interviewer and cameraman came down to Lund from Stockholm and did a longer session. We all know that one does not get any longer time on such a regular news program anywhere in the world – so you plan small portions each with a theme and then something is selected and edited in Beijing and broadcast.
Here I speak about China Two Sessions, the very important people’s and experts’ assemblies that decide about the forthcoming year’s strategy and main political priorities; and
It’s great fun to speak to hundreds of millions of people:
“China’s television industry has grown into a complete system with high-tech program production, transmission, and coverage. Altogether there are about 3,000 television stations across the country. CCTV (China Central Television) is the major state television station in Mainland China, with a network of 20 channels and accessibility to over one billion viewers. China has the most television viewers worldwide as well as the largest market for the same.”