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3 ! Because these publications continued to circulate in China with little difficulty despite official prohibitions, the government reasserted its position in the edict announcing the New Policies on January 29, 190I. This document further indicted Kang Youwei and Liang Qichao's efforts to disseminate their journals in China, claiming that although they had "fled overseas, they continued to lead people astray with their ... "32 Edicts ordering the closing of newspapers and the arrest of journalists multiplied thereafter, causing many newspapers in the interior either to cease publication or to move to the foreign concessions in Shanghai.
Ll The Shanghai xinbao (New Shanghai journal), which was edited by West- 20 THE FORMATION OF THE NEW MIDDLE REALM erners and which ran from December r86r until the end of December r872, was one of the earliest Shanghai newspapers dealing with merchant news. 12 In r872 Shanghai xinbao was superseded by Shenbao (Shanghai journal). Founded by two British tea merchants, Frederick and Ernest Major, Shenbao would have the longest history of any of these early newspapers, surviving until May r949. While Shenbao did publish articles on regional, national, and international issues, until r905, when it was reformed under Shibao's influence, it was less a new-style political organ and more a commercialized news service.
9 While the content of their message may have been of little relevance to later Chinese reformers, their use of the print medium as a means of advocacy clearly pointed to its political potential. The other 30 percent of Chinese-language newspapers and 80 percent of the English newspapers in nineteenth-century China were established by foreign merchants. This reflected both the importance of the commercial role foreigners played in China at the time and the link that had traditionally existed between commerce and the press in Europe.
Print and Politics: ‘Shibao’ and the Culture of Reform in Late Qing China by Joan Judge