Ever wondered what instructions from a government censor sound like?
China’s so-called “Ministry of Truth” was out in force after the Google affair this past week, issuing specific instructions to Chinese media companies about what to avoid in coverage.
According to the China Digital Times, a news service run by the Berkeley China Internet Project, ordered among other things:
Sure, local media companies will have to comply. But good luck on trying to control the Twitter stream.
(Photo/Creative Commons: thaths, Flickr)