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One of China's most popular news apps will add more censors to 10,000 on staff after temporary government ban -- "Social responsibility becomes more important than growth"


© AFP | China’s communist leaders want to expunge the web of anything that contravenes “core socialist values”

SHANGHAI (AFP) – One of China’s most popular news apps issued an abject apology Wednesday and pledged to increase its internal censorship staff to 10,000 after it and three other apps were temporarily banned by the government in a widening content crackdown.Chinese media reports earlier this week said the four apps, led by news and content aggregator Jinri Toutiao, had been ordered removed from app stores for up to three weeks. 295 more words

In China, an eye-roll goes viral, censors put a lid on it -- National People's Congress gets an unscripted moment -- Call out the police


© AFP / by Becky Davis | China keeps tight control over any negative headlines during party gatherings

BEIJING (AFP) – It was the eye-roll that launched a thousand gifs.China’s censors are scrambling to put a lid on a social media frenzy unleashed by a journalist’s reaction to a softball question during the mostly scripted annual parliament session. 579 more words

Reporter's eye-roll steals spotlight at Chinese parliament -- Suck up Chinese media aghast -- She could not be reached for comment -- We were told she is not being tortured...


BEIJING (Reuters) – A TV reporter’s theatrical eye-roll during another journalist’s question at a news conference stole the show this week during China’s annual parliament session, exploding on Chinese social media before censors intervened. 273 more words

Sina Weibo--a case of media convergence

With the globalization and marketization development , online and mobile media convergence occurs in the recent years. I would like to discuss one of the successful cases of  media convergence in China, Sina Weibo. 282 more words

More on Ukrainian Neo-Nazism (From Mainland Chinese Media Sources)

During May, 2017, I added a post of Neo-Nazi photographs taken in the Ukraine and released through Mainland China media.  I am told that the Western governments, whilst materially and rhetorically backing the Neo-Nazi regime of Western Ukraine, are actively ‘suppressing’ evidence of this fascism in their own media. 95 more words

Leftwing Political Analysis

Fire chase series sweep against Adelaide

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Assistant Coach

Defensive leaks at heart of low Kings

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AUSSIE basketball great Shane Heal believes the Sydney Kings must focus on getting stops, not more buckets, if they are to beat the Cairns Taipans tomorrow night. 4,210 more words

Andrew Gaze