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Reference Sources -- Journalism 295
The Changing Face of Chinese Journalism

Country Profiles
Available online.
Leyburn Library compilation of resources useful for summarizing political and economic conditions, forms of government, statistics, etc. for countries of the world.   Most of the general-purpose resources, such as the Human Rights sources, have sections of coverage for press and economic/business issues, while others cover only journalism-related issues (Press Freedoms) or only economic/business topics (OECD Economic Surveys).


Issue Overviews from the U.S. Government

Available online.

Access to recent Congressional Research reports and more.

World Press Encyclopedia.  Gale.

Available online.

World Press Trends.  World Association of Newspapers.  

Available online.

Encyclopedia of Modern Asia.   Scribner's.
Available online.

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture   Routledge.
REF DS 779.23.E53 2005

Asia: A Continental Overview of Environmental Issues.   ABC-Clio.
Available online.

China Statistical Yearbook.

REF HA 4631.S83 2006

Official government data also is available through the National Bureau of Statistics.