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.
Close all internet commentary on the shooting occurrence in Panzhihua, Sichuan. Without exception, media websites must not follow up on earlier coverage of the event unless they receive an official news release through a formal channel. (January 4, 2017) [Chinese]
January 4, 2017