The Chinese government has said readers of web literature must be “correctly guided”. Photo: EPA-EFE The Chinese government has said readers of web literature must be “correctly guided”. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Chinese government has said readers of web literature must be “correctly guided”. Photo: EPA-EFE

‘Healthy, positive, correct’: China’s censorship machine tightens its grip on online literature

  • Local governments told to exert greater control over content that is already screened for politically sensitive or pornographic words
  • Writers of fiction will be ordered to ‘abide by public order and morals’, and required to register their real identities

Topic |   Censorship in China
The Chinese government has said readers of web literature must be “correctly guided”. Photo: EPA-EFE The Chinese government has said readers of web literature must be “correctly guided”. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Chinese government has said readers of web literature must be “correctly guided”. Photo: EPA-EFE
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