The Communist Party of China (CPC) has launched here its first digital multimedia educational platform for "Party building", according to the Publicity Department of the CPC Beijing Municipal Committee.
The platform, dubbed "Beijing Party building", aimed at airing programs on Party theories and CPC histories via videos and talk shows by "shaking off stiff and doctrine-like style of political education" and using "interactive" methods, according to the department.
"It gave up a dogmatic way of political teaching. Videos and interactive pictures were available at anytime for more than 1.5 million CPC members in Beijing," said the department director Cai Fuchao, adding that the platform should feature more interactive teaching by using digital technologies.
It would carry such programs as "red memories" about the CPC revolutionary history, "moral models", "anti-corruption" and television courses given by renowned professors on latest development in natural and social sciences, Cai said.
Lessons by negative examples would also be included to educate Party members to "practise self-discipline" and be "clean", Cai said.
The recent development of digital TV in Beijing would facilitate the spread of the platform, Cai said, adding there were more than 1.2 million digital TV service subscribers by the end of this year and two million before the 2008 Olympic Games.
(Xinhua News Agency October 14, 2007)