Would-be viewers of the long-delayed historical drama “A Love Never Lost” were left disappointed Monday when the show was pulled just two hours before its premiere. The broadcast was replaced with a rerun of a 2020 “poverty...
Jul 1, 2022
Life has not gotten easier for China’s LGBTQ+ communities. A looming demographic crisis has inspired calls to strengthen traditional family structures and produce more children, while rising nationalism and xenophobia have...
Feb 14, 2022
A heavily censored version of the American sitcom “Friends” has been released across Chinese streaming platforms, eliciting derision and despair from millions of fans who fell in love with the original, un-cut version of the...
Sep 21, 2021
Following a recent national edict requiring Chinese TV to be kept free from “sissy boys,” a sneering term for men with styles unbound by traditional conceptions of masculinity, the Beijing Municipal Radio and Television Bureau...
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- Washington Post – As falling stocks draw criticism in China, censors struggle to keep up
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