Hubei Daily Media Group is a large-scale comprehensive media group with
Hubei Daily, the official newspaper of the CPC Hubei Provincial Committee, as
its flagship. On July 1, 1949, Hubei Daily started its publication. Since the
founding of the People's Republic of China, Hubei Daily has always strived to
maintain the correct orientation for public opinion, forged ahead to support the
development of Hubei and marched forward with thousands of readers, constantly
improving the outreach, leadership, influence and credibility of news consensus.
Entering the new century, Hubei Daily has continuously reformed, innovated and
developed. Hubei Daily Newspaper Group (Hubei Daily News Office) was established
in April 2001, renamed as Hubei Daily Media Group (Hubei Daily News Office) in
April 2007, and was formally incorporated into Hubei Daily Media Group Co., Ltd.
at the end of 2015. The Group now has 7 newspapers, 7 periodicals, 10 websites,
3 mobile clients, more than 40 platforms accounts for the public, 1 publishing
organization,60 (wholly-owned and holding) companies, and branch offices
(reporter stations) in 17 cities and prefectures in the province. It is Hubei's
largest news information platform and an important information window for the
world to understand Hubei.
With Hubei Daily as its flagship, the Group has developed and cultivated a
number of cultural brands such as Chutian Metropolis Daily, Special Focus and
CNHubei.com (Hubei Daily Online). In recent years, the periodical distribution
of Hubei Daily has maintained more than 650,000 copies, ranking among the top
three provincial party newspapers in the country. Chutian Metropolis Daily has
always been listed as "China's 500 most valuable Brands" for 18 times in a row,
with a brand value of nearly RMB 18.31 billion yuan, maintaining its position as
the most influential metropolis newspaper in China. The circulation of Rural
Daily News ranks among the top three newspapers in the rural category in China.
The maximum issue volume of Special Focus magazine is 4.31 million copies,
ranking first in the periodical circulation of Chinese newspapers in the world.
CNHubei.com (Hubei Daily online) is the only key news website in Hubei Province.
As of March 2022, the Group has more than 180 million users.
The Group has always maintained a strong sense of commitment and
responsibility, persisted in upholding integrity and innovation, and
unswervingly promoted the deep integration and development of media in the new
era. In the comprehensive evaluation of the national newspaper and publication
group released by the State Press and publication Administration in December
2021, the group ranked third and promoted 4 places in 4 years. According to the
report of the newspaper Fusion Communication Index released by the people's
Daily Research Institute, the Hubei Daily ranks fifth in the integrated
communication power of provincial newspapers in the country and the third in the
organ of the provincial party committee.