A woman checks her phone at an empty luggage collection hall at the airport in Changsha, Hunan province. The Cyberspace Administration of China has clamped down on online media platforms in a bid to maintain social stability amid the coronavirus crisis. Photo: Reuters A woman checks her phone at an empty luggage collection hall at the airport in Changsha, Hunan province. The Cyberspace Administration of China has clamped down on online media platforms in a bid to maintain social stability amid the coronavirus crisis. Photo: Reuters
A woman checks her phone at an empty luggage collection hall at the airport in Changsha, Hunan province. The Cyberspace Administration of China has clamped down on online media platforms in a bid to maintain social stability amid the coronavirus crisis. Photo: Reuters
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Coronavirus: China tightens social media censorship amid outbreak

  • The move follows President Xi Jinping’s directive to strengthen online media control to maintain social stability amid the coronavirus crisis

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A woman checks her phone at an empty luggage collection hall at the airport in Changsha, Hunan province. The Cyberspace Administration of China has clamped down on online media platforms in a bid to maintain social stability amid the coronavirus crisis. Photo: Reuters A woman checks her phone at an empty luggage collection hall at the airport in Changsha, Hunan province. The Cyberspace Administration of China has clamped down on online media platforms in a bid to maintain social stability amid the coronavirus crisis. Photo: Reuters
A woman checks her phone at an empty luggage collection hall at the airport in Changsha, Hunan province. The Cyberspace Administration of China has clamped down on online media platforms in a bid to maintain social stability amid the coronavirus crisis. Photo: Reuters
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