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China's Censors Remove U.S. Shows from Streaming Sites

Without explanation, the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio Film and Television  (国家新闻出版广电总局 / 國家新聞出版廣電總局) ordered that four American television shows taken off online-streaming sites such as iQiyi, Youku Tudou, and Sohu.  The Big...

The Lorre Reaction

In response to the Chinese government’s removal of his show from online streaming sites, The Big Bang Theory creator Chuck Lorre used one of his trademark vanity cards to share his thoughts on...

China Bans Puns in Media and Ads

Last week, China’s State Administration for Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (国家广播电影电视总局 / 國家廣播電影電視總局) announced a policy that bans the use of wordplay in media and ads ostensibly to “popularize and...