China Limits “Overly Entertaining” Television Shows

Posted by | October 27, 2011 00:08 | Filed under: Top Stories

The Chinese government is worried about programming that fosters independent thinking.

The order follows a Communist Party meeting last week that asserted the need for strengthening social morality and boosting China’s cultural influence abroad – a recognition by the party that it is losing its power to dictate public opinion. Social media, especially hugely popular microblogs that encourage individuals to generate content, are also being targeted by government censors.

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