China's Propaganda Department: New Restrictions on the Press

March 2011
Nieman Reports;Spring2011, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p54
The article discusses information about the new restrictions released by China's Central Propaganda Department as reported through the China Media Project website. The 10-points of restriction set by media propaganda ministers includes a need to create a favorable public opinion climate on topics such as income distribution and safe manufacturing, strict control of reporting for disasters, accidents, and other extreme events, and a ban on holding nationwide selections of news stories coming from various online news portals and commercial websites.


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