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This Week on China Digital Times, April 3, 2014

Coverage of President Xi Jinping’s Europe trip is subject to censorship by the State Council Information Office. According to a recent directive from that office, “all websites must promptly republish Xinhua wire copy, and interactive platforms must take care to control negative commentary.” Censors thwart Weibo users who search for information about captured “tigers,”

April 3, 2014 7:14 PM

This Week on China Digital Times, March 28, 2014

Michelle Obama completed a weeklong trip to China but government censors required media outlets downplay stories about Michelle’s first meal in Beijing, the empty Great Wall, and the uniforms at the school Mrs. Obama visited. Other articles that the state propaganda apparatus have targeted for removal: China’s request that Malaysian Airlines staff leave a Beijing hotel,

March 28, 2014 7:54 PM

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