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  1. News - World - MEDIA

    After 161 years, paper corrects name of man who inspired 12 Years a Slave

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 10:22pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York 161 years a misspelled slave: NYT owns up The New York Times has printed a correction for misspelling 161 years ago the name of a black man who was sold into slavery and whose memoirs were turned into the Oscar-winning movie 12 Years a Slave. In an article on January 20, 1853, Solomon Northup's surname was written as Northrop and as Northrup. ...

  2. News - China - MEDIA

    16-year-old Weibo user detained in Gansu under new online rumour rule

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... police took away his 16-year-old son on Tuesday on charges of "picking quarrels and provoking troubles". The report only identified him by his surname Yang. According to the county ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    DBC radio begins 'revival campaign' after announcing closure

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 01:25pm by Simpson Cheung

    ... Kong’s freedom of broadcasting will also diminish,” she said. A listener surnamed Luk called the broadcaster’s phone-in programme on Monday to encourage other listeners to complain ...

  4. News - China - MEDIA

    Some praise, while others deride CCTV's series on nation's happiness

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... that came close to reflecting the public's real views. With the pronunciation of "are you happy" in Putonghua- ni xingfu ma- sounding similar to "is Fu your surname", one ...



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