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Marvel Character Rewritten to Appease China [Updated]

Two growing complaints against Hollywood—that it bows to China to secure access to its audiences, and “whitewashes” Asian roles—collided last week in an interview with “Doctor Strange” writer C. Robert Cargill. The forthcoming Marvel film has come under fire for the casting of British actor Tilda Swinton as “the Ancient One,” originally a 500-year old Tibetan sorcerer.

April 26, 2016

Media, Ministry Admonished Over False Information

Soon after barring children from reality TV and scrubbing the colorful language of a rising vlogger, China’s top media regulator has scolded 15 outlets for publishing false news reports. From Reuters’ Engen Tham: The business magazine Caijing, Shanghai’s The Paper and the Jinan Times were among the publications that published false news, the State Administration

April 25, 2016

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