The offending front page was configured to read: “Media following the surname of the party have their souls returned to the sea”. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Editor at liberal Chinese newspaper fired over Xi front page

Veteran journalists punished over headline combination seen as veiled criticism of president’s call for state media loyalty to the Communist Party

Topic |   Censorship in China

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The offending front page was configured to read: “Media following the surname of the party have their souls returned to the sea”. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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