China’s largest social network is encouraging content creators to self-censor after the country’s internet watchdog announced a new campaign targeting citizen journalists. Photo: Reuters
China’s largest social network is encouraging content creators to self-censor after the country’s internet watchdog announced a new campaign targeting citizen journalists. Photo: Reuters
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China targets fake news and citizen journalists with new campaign from internet watchdog

  • The Cyberspace Administration of China published guidelines for a new campaign targeting ‘misinterpretations’ of financial and economic policies
  • Citizen journalists and the platforms that host them are being singled out after other recent campaigns against fake news and recommendation algorithms

China’s largest social network is encouraging content creators to self-censor after the country’s internet watchdog announced a new campaign targeting citizen journalists. Photo: Reuters
China’s largest social network is encouraging content creators to self-censor after the country’s internet watchdog announced a new campaign targeting citizen journalists. Photo: Reuters
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