China Youth Daily is a very influential comprehensive daily newspaper in China . Starting publication on April 27,1951 in the era of the founding of new China,the newspaper was forced to cease publication for 12 years during the "Cultural Revolution". It resumed publication on October 7,1978 on the eve of the country's reform and opening to the outside world.
Being one of China's best selling domestic newspapers,China Youth Daily has an average daily circulation of nearly 1 million copies with its overseas distribution in more than 40 countries and regions. With its correspondents stationed in all Chinese Provinces, municipalities directly under the central government, and autonomous regions, as well as in the United States, Japan, Russia, France and many other countries, the newspaper disseminates information on the latest developments in all parts of China and the rest of the world.
China Youth Daily,a newspaper with distinctive characteristics of the youth, enjoys a great honor in society as well as among its readers. Taking advancing China's reform and opening to the outside world,and social progress as its sacred duty, it encourages the youth to contribute their wisdom and intelligence to the great cause of the building up of socialism with Chinese characteristics. It covers the timely popular and hot youth issues in the society with unique visual angles and objective, comprehensive and accurate materials. Act as the trustful coach and friend of the youth, it actively advocates the new thoughts and concepts that are conforming to the socialist market economy, as well as enterprise, healthy and lofty life attitudes and moral characters.
In recent years, China Youth Daily has made a great progress through adhering to reforms and blazing new trails. At Present, the newspaper includes the sections of Major Daily News, Comprehensive News, International News, Economic News, Educational and Scientific and Cultural News, Youth Topic and Sports News. In addition, it also has nearly 20 special weekly columns and supplements published in turns,such as Freezing Point,Youth Hotline. Their rich contents, vivid style of writing and lively page layout have been well received by readers from all communities and with various educational backgrounds.
China Youth Daily has advertising pages and provides enterprises with image-design and other services. It has become an ideal medium for manufacturers to exploit the markets for youth consumers. The daily paper, which also runs subsidiary newspapers and magazines such as Youth Reference, Sports Youth and Youth Mercury, and additional information and advertising pages in some parts of the country, is marching forward to become a newspaper group.
Among many newspapers published in Beijing, China Youth Daily took the lead in the intelligentization of its editorial department, setting up a comprehensive operation network that includes news collecting and editing, data retrieval and satellite plate transmission systems.
China Youth Daily launched its Internet Edition on October 7,1988, and China Youth online(www.cyol.net) on May 15,2000. The service,provides comprehensive contents covering news, education, people ,community etc which has been well received by the largest range of Internet users both domestically and international.