Recently, the government of Jiangsu Province issued the “the Provincial Government’s Decision of Outstanding Work of the 14th Philosophy and Social Science”. “the History of Chinese News Legal System” written by Professor Ni Yannian’s team and Professor Zhang Xiaofeng’s paper—“Hong Kong’s News Industry and News Control Before and After the Enemy’s Occupation” respectively won the first and the second prize.
The prize of Outstanding Work of Philosophy and Social Science of Jiangsu Province is the highest award in the province and will be given every two years. In recent years, School of Journalism & Communication not only pays attention on the quantity of the research results but also the quality.
“The History of Chinese News Legal System” which won the first prize was presided over by Professor Ni Yannian and it was the final result of the National Social Science Key Funding Project—“the Research of the Development History of Chinese News Legal System”. It has 6 volumes. They are respectively volume about ancient times written by Ni Yannian, modern times written by Wang Jixian, contemporary times by Xue Chuanhui, about Hong Kong, Marco and Taiwan by Zhang Xiaofeng, volume about historical materials by Ni Yannian and chronological index volume by Wang Guiping and Li Ge. It has a total word of 5,950,000 which is a masterpiece of the research team of School of Journalism & Communication.