CDT has recently acquired and verified a collection of propaganda directives issued by central Party authorities to state media at the beginning of this year. These directives were issued on an almost daily basis in early 2020,...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 24, 2020
With many in China still unconvinced that local and national governments did all they could, based on available information, to respond to and educate the public about the novel coronavirus, some are looking for a more suitable...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 12, 2020
Wuhan doctor Li Wenliang was first disciplined for "spreading rumors" about the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, then used as a deterrent example by state media along with seven others. He was then rehabilitated and...
by Anne Henochowicz | May 24, 2016
Family planning workers in Gong’an County, Hubei Province occupied the front steps of the...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 10, 2014
The Wall Street Journal reports that the host of an online news program was recently cut off while...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 6, 2013
An attempt to capitalize on widespread outrage at chengguan urban management staff was foiled by the continuing heat wave on Saturday, when a supposedly dead “beating victim” had to get up for a drink of water. From...
by Anne Henochowicz | Mar 19, 2013
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Central Propaganda Department: With regards to the relatives of Sun Zhigang conducting tomb...
by Anne Henochowicz | Nov 14, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet Instructions” series to the Censorship Vault. These directives were originally published on Canyu.org (Participate) and date from 2005...
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