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[[File:ccav3.jpg|400px|thumb|left|''“CCAV: Against pornography, violence and vulgarity.”'']] CCAV is a derogatory nickname for CCTV (China Central Television).  
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[[File:ccav3.jpg|400px|thumb|left|''“CCAV: Against pornography, violence and vulgarity.”'']] CCAV is a derogatory nickname for CCTV (China Central Television). “AV” is Chinese slang for a pornographic film, because it is short for “adult video.”
  
CCAV became a popular term when CCTV’s evening news broadcast a piece about the need to crack down on adult videos. The term can be used to describe something hypocritical.
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CCAV became a popular term when CCTV’s evening news broadcast a piece about the need to crack down on adult videos. The term is often used to describe CCTV when the media organization's actions are thought particularly hypocritical.
  
CCTV is often a target among Chinese netizens. [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/China/han-han/ Han Han], China’s most popular blogger, [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2009/02/han-han-韩寒-bash-cctv-when-its-on-fire/ took aim] when the new CCTV headquarters, still under construction, [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2009/02/china-detains-building-chief-in-tv-complex-blaze/ caught fire] in early 2009.
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CCTV is often a target for mockery among Chinese netizens. [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/China/han-han/ Han Han], China’s most popular blogger, [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2009/02/han-han-韩寒-bash-cctv-when-its-on-fire/ took aim] when the new CCTV headquarters, still under construction, [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2009/02/china-detains-building-chief-in-tv-complex-blaze/ caught fire] in early 2009.
  
 
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Revision as of 20:07, 16 April 2013

“CCAV: Against pornography, violence and vulgarity.”

CCAV is a derogatory nickname for CCTV (China Central Television). “AV” is Chinese slang for a pornographic film, because it is short for “adult video.”

CCAV became a popular term when CCTV’s evening news broadcast a piece about the need to crack down on adult videos. The term is often used to describe CCTV when the media organization's actions are thought particularly hypocritical.

CCTV is often a target for mockery among Chinese netizens. Han Han, China’s most popular blogger, took aim when the new CCTV headquarters, still under construction, caught fire in early 2009.

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“CCAV: On site and providing you with all the gossip.”
CCTV program on anti-pornography efforts.
Completed in May 2012, the new CCTV headquarters is often called “Big Underpants” online.
A netizen points out an intriguing gaff.
The CCTV tower under construction.