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China’s Global Times

China’s Global Times

Global Times Phrases

What are the most popular phrases used by the Chinese government’s Global Times media outlet? The word cloud above, based on aggregate text from just under 595,000 articles published between 9 April 2009 and 21 February 2020, shows the most common English phrases used during the time period.

Note, for example, the most common countries discussed aside from China: Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, South Korea (more common than North Korea), South Sudan, South Africa, and Indian Controlled Kashmir. Note also the clear importance of learning Chinese, death tolls, the World Cup, and the White House, in addition to the regions and leadership of China.

Image created using WordStat8.