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dc.contributor.authorHacker, Randi
dc.contributor.authorTsutsui, William
dc.contributor.authorWillis, Sheree
dc.date.accessioned2014-05-22T18:22:09Z
dc.date.available2014-05-22T18:22:09Z
dc.date.issued2005-12-28
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1808/13716
dc.descriptionThis is one of hundreds of 60-second radio spots created by the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) for Kansas Public Radio (KPR). The purpose of this outreach program is to introduce the people of Kansas to the culture and current issues of East Asia.
dc.description.abstractBroadcast Transcript: Li Yuchun is China's newest singing star and she has Beijing shaking in its shoes. It's not her notes that are worrying the government but her votes. See, more than 400 million people watched the final episode of the American-idol like "Supergirl" show and over 3 million of them cast their vote for her using their unmonitored cell phones. For the first time, citizens of China felt the rush of choosing their own winner. What's so scary about that? Well, as a Beijing pollster commented, "... people might say, 'Hey! Why not elect a mayor the way we elected Supergirl?" Pop stars and TV series might just be the unlikely building blocks of democracy in contemporary China. #ceas #china #tsutsui #willis
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherCenter for East Asian Studies, University of Kansas
dc.relation.ispartofseriesPostcards from Asia;0012
dc.relation.isversionofhttp://audioboo.fm/boos/803194-0012-elected-super-girl
dc.subjectChina
dc.subjectStar
dc.subjectLi, Yuchun
dc.subject"Supergirl" TV Show
dc.subjectCell Phone Voting
dc.subjectElections In China
dc.titleElected Super Girl
dc.typeRecording, oral
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