Censorship Vault: Beijing Reporting on Lei Zhengfu

The following  directive was first published by Reporters Without Borders

Municipal Party Committee Department: When reporting the incident involving former Beibei District Secretary , use information issued by authoritative departments as the standard. Do not hype the issue. (June 18, 2013)

北京市委宣传部:重庆原北碚区书记雷政富事件,报道应以权威部门发布信息为准,禁止炒作。

Translation by Mengyu Dong.

Censorship Vault features previously untranslated  instructions from the archives of the CDT series Directives from the Ministry of Truth (真理部指令).

CDT has collected the selections we translate here from a variety of sources and has checked them against official Chinese media reports to confirm their implementation.

Since directives are sometimes communicated orally to  and editors, who then leak them online, the wording published here may not be exact. The original publication date on CDT Chinese is noted after the directives; the date given may indicate when the directive was leaked, rather than when it was issued. CDT does its utmost to verify dates and wording, but also takes precautions to protect the source.

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