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广电总急 (Guǎng Diàn zǒng jí): State of Anxiety on Film, Radio, and Television
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<h3>''Guǎng Diàn zǒng jí'' 广电总急</h3>
[[File:FSARFT.png|250px|thumb|right|''([http://beijingcream.com/2013/01/fuck-sarft/ Beijing Cream])'']]
 
  
Play on the abbreviation for the State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television (广电总局 Guǎng Diàn zǒng jú), the administrative body that directly regulates state-owned media. The last character, 局 jú (bureau) becomes 急 jí (anxious) to jab at the agency’s role in sanitizing the media.  
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[[File:FSARFT.png|250px|thumb|right|''(Source: [http://beijingcream.com/2013/01/fuck-sarft/ Beijing Cream])'']]Play on the abbreviation for the State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television (''Guǎng Diàn zǒng jú'' 广电总局), the administrative body that directly regulates state-owned media. The last character, 局 jú (bureau) becomes 急 jí (anxious) to jab at the agency’s role in sanitizing the media.  
  
 
SARFT was merged with the General Administration of Press and Publications in 2013 to form the State Administration of Press, Publications, Radio, Film and Television, but the [http://www.sarft.gov.cn/ acronym SARFT is still used officially].  In addition to regulating the content of broadcast media, the administration also [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2012/07/sarft-extends-censorship-internet-video/ plays a role in regulating Internet content].
 
SARFT was merged with the General Administration of Press and Publications in 2013 to form the State Administration of Press, Publications, Radio, Film and Television, but the [http://www.sarft.gov.cn/ acronym SARFT is still used officially].  In addition to regulating the content of broadcast media, the administration also [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2012/07/sarft-extends-censorship-internet-video/ plays a role in regulating Internet content].
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<blockquote><blockquote>广电总急真忙 [[https://freeweibo.com/weibo/3711587150185666 Chinese]]</blockquote></blockquote>
 
<blockquote><blockquote>广电总急真忙 [[https://freeweibo.com/weibo/3711587150185666 Chinese]]</blockquote></blockquote>
  
 
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[[Category: Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]][[Category:Censorship and Propaganda]]
 
 
[[Category: Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]] [[Category: Censorship]]
 

Revision as of 18:56, 11 March 2016

Guǎng Diàn zǒng jí 广电总急

(Source: Beijing Cream)
Play on the abbreviation for the State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television (Guǎng Diàn zǒng jú 广电总局), the administrative body that directly regulates state-owned media. The last character, 局 jú (bureau) becomes 急 jí (anxious) to jab at the agency’s role in sanitizing the media.

SARFT was merged with the General Administration of Press and Publications in 2013 to form the State Administration of Press, Publications, Radio, Film and Television, but the acronym SARFT is still used officially. In addition to regulating the content of broadcast media, the administration also plays a role in regulating Internet content.

Sample Usage:

胡泳: SARFT: Internet celebrities and scandalous personages prohibited from appearing as special guests on TV
广电总局:禁止网络红人、有丑闻劣迹的人物上电视做嘉宾
崔向红: The State of Anxiety on Film, Radio, and Television sure is busy. (May 18, 2014)
广电总急真忙 [Chinese]