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C. Flower
20-03-2011, 02:34 PM
China's answer to "This is Not the 9 0'clock News". This is a list of some instructions to media outlets from the Chinese authorities.

I can't vouch for it's being real, but it is interesting and in parts very funny.

There are some laudable exhortations to print only scientific reports and not to hype the Japanese disaster.

There is also some distressing stuff - e.g.


From the Central Propaganda Department: Do not report on the incident of an exchange student in Norway injuring himself after parachuting from a tower at the Chinese Academy of Science.

中宣部:挪威留学生跳伞受伤

http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2011/03/latest-directives-from-the-ministry-of-truth-march-10-18-2011/