Asian Culture & Media Group is a media company registered in the US and targeting the American public. It runs SinoVision TV, its flagship media outlet, which operates two 24-hours channels (in Chinese and in English) and the newspapers Qiaobao and Sino American Times.
Print: Qiaobao, The Sino American Times
Ownership and governance
Asian Culture & Media Group is controlled and run by the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council of PRC. Most of the group’s executives and editors had earlier worked for Chinese state-run media.
Source of funding & budget
There is no publicly available information about the source of funding behind Asian Culture & Media Group. According to experts authoring a China report during 2010-2014, at the time most of the funds of Asian Culture & Media Group came from the Chinese government. Although this information can’t be verified today, no other source of revenue could be identified either.
The media run by Asian Culture & Media Group are known as a propaganda channel serving the government of China (they often republish content from the mainstream Chinese state-run media).
There is no statute and no independent assessment/oversight mechanism to validate the independence of the media outlets run by Asian Culture & Media Group.