Wang Shuo’s Public Complaint Against TV Censors – Danwei
On his blog, Wang Shuo reported that some TV series censors, corrupted by “absolute power,” collect 30,000 to 50,000 RMB through graft. Danwei covers the story, including a translation of Wang’s letter:
Wang Shuo’s back in the news – this time for two reasons. First, when singer Xie Dong was arrested for drug use, he revealed that Xie was actually the son of famed cross-talk performer Hou Baolin, born out of wedlock.
Then he posted an “open letter of complaint” to his Kaila blog, claiming that TV censors have accepted hundreds of thousands of yuan in bribe money from producers seeking approval for their TV series. [Full Text]