Youth Daily

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Youth Daily
TypeDaily
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)Shanghai Committee of the China Youth League
PublisherYouth Daily Press (Chinese: 青年报社)
FoundedJune 10, 1949
LanguageChinese
HeadquartersJing'an District, Shanghai, China
Websitewww.why.com.cn

The Youth Daily (simplified Chinese: 青年报; traditional Chinese: 青年報; pinyin: Qīngnián Bào) is a daily newspaper published in Shanghai, and the official newspaper of the China Youth League Shanghai Committee. It is the first newspaper aimed to youth in P.R. China, and its establishment was approved by Deng Xiaoping.[1]

It was affiliated with the Jiefang Daily from September 16, 1949 to February 14, 1952, it was forced to stop publishing in the Cultural Revolution in December 1966, and was restarted on June 10, 1979.[2] On January 1 1995, it became a daily.[1]

Nowadays, Life Weekly (Chinese: 生活周刊, est. 1985), Touch Youth (Chinese: 青年社交) and Students' Post (Chinese: 学生导报) are three main sub-publications of Youth Daily.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 上海新闻志 (First ed.). Shanghai: Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences Publishing House. 2000. ISBN 7-80618-739-1. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  2. ^ 上海图书馆事业志 (First ed.). Shanghai: Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences Publishing House. 1996. ISBN 7-80618-281-0. Retrieved 2018-02-01.

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