SARS by Liu Wei
A look at the monopoly role that China’s media has played in this epidemic. Beijing. The spring of 2003. The ghost of SARS hovered over the whole city. The atmosphere was unusually tranquil but heavy. Now SARS is announced as “constrained.” People are returning to their normal way of living. Looking back, it is not surprising to see the monopoly role that China’s media has played in this special period.