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National ban on coverage of “The Da Vinci Code” came before the film was pulled – Brian Chan and David BandurskiFrom China Media Project: Media sources told the China Media Project national media were ordered against coverage of the blockbuster film “The Da Vinci Code” on May 28, ten days before a June 7 order from the state film and broadcast regulator for the film to be pulled from more than 400 theaters nationwide. A missive from censors told media not to write news or editorials about the film or set off factors of instability, sources said.[full text] See also China pulls
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