I have been basically been ignoring the recent upheaval on the "new law" restricting the domestic usage of foreign newswires, although it has hit many other foreign media. Why? There is actually very little news to report since Xinhua has been mainly repeating already existing rules and regulations. China Law Blog already wondered in despair whether he was missing something and fortunately pointed at Silicon Hutong , who took more time to explain so little had actually changed. Indeed,
The Xinhua News Agency has for a long time been the owner of a dying business model.And is desperately trying to save it, not different from other dinosaurs in the industry.