Chinese TV: From idiot box back to soapbox?- Peijin Chen

 Attachments Shang Peijin Maochinatelevision From Shanghaiist:

From February until August, Chinese TV “golden hours” (5-8pm) programming is going to go on moral diet, shedding excess and unwanted sex, violence, and moral degradation. This we learned from a Chinese report as well as Asia Times Online, where they quoted official Wang Weiping on the matter:

“The country’s satellite TV stations should only screen ethically inspiring TV series during prime time,” Shanghai Daily quoted Wang Weiping, an official from the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television.

For example, the Chinese report (first link) says that popular US TV show Prison Break was not allowed in China, in order to “protect youth.”…[Full Text]


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