The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source.
Video websites are to delete “Under the Dome.” Take care to control related commentary.
As the new reporting period for media personnel Weibo and WeChat accounts begins, concerned personnel are kindly asked to proactively submit account information to the record keeper.
We reiterate that media personnel must not post content that violates regulations on either personal or official public platforms, or else face severe punishment. (March 6, 2015)
Since directives are sometimes communicated orally to journalists and editors, who then leak them online, the wording published here may not be exact. 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.