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

Topic |   Internet
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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