China replaces liberal news editors

From China National News: “A spate of editorial resignations and replacements at outspoken newspapers in China appears to be a sign of tightening media controls, Hong Kong reports say.

Li Xueqian, editor-in-chief of the , known for reporting official corruption, was asked to resign early this month, the South China Morning Post reported Tuesday. He was replaced by Li Erliang, former editor-in-chief of a staid official publication called Market Newspaper.”

December 14, 2004 4:40 PM
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