Editor and magazine disciplined by party – Cary Huang

After refusing to bow its head upon receiving a “yellow card” from censors in November, Lifeweek Magazine has reportedly again run afoul of authorities. From South China Morning Post (via Asia Media):

A leading mainland news magazine is halfway to closure and its editor has been disciplined after it defied a central government directive not to report on politically sensitive historic events, according to reliable sources.

The Communist Party’s propaganda department decided to impose a six-point penalty on Lifeweek magazine after an investigation. [Full text]

April 26, 2007, 3:15 PM
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