Tuesday, August 30, 2016

China Wants To Limit Social And Entertainment Channels That Promote 'Western Lifestyles'


Times of India: China regulator to curb news that promotes "Western lifestyles"

BEIJING: China will crack down on social and entertainment news that promotes improper values and "Western lifestyles", the country's broadcasting regulator said, the latest effort at censorship in an already strictly regulated media environment.

President Xi Jinping has embarked on an unprecedented drive to censor media that do not reflect the views of Communist Party leaders. Authorities have already issued rules limiting "foreign-inspired" television shows and put tougher penalties on the spread of rumours via social media.

Read more ....

WNU Editor: LOL .... good luck on that. I have lived and been going to China since the 1980s .... everyone .... and I mean everyone in China wants to enjoy the best of what a "Western lifestyle" can offer.

No comments: