Zhang Yimou, director of the 2008 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony, is now in hot water over his role in producing a promotional video for the Railway Ministry. Zhang insists that he only acted as a consultant and that he did not receive RMB 2.5 million in commission, but the 2010 video clearly credits him as the director. Netizens have created a fake front page on the scandal for the fictional Rabble News:
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- Chen and Liu are currently under investigation for their involvement in the production [zh].
- Hu Jintao’s “harmonious society” is the source of countless online jokes.
- Temporary workers are blamed for all kinds of mistakes and wrongdoing.
Via Over the Wall.