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China’s internet censors crack down on news portal over U.S. election coverage

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he Cyberspace Administration of Beijing summoned the editor-in-chief of news portal iFeng.com, which is owned by Phoenix TV in Hong Kong, over the violations of Chinese media regulations. They include "'gathering news information and editing news headlines,' using journalists before they had been officially accredited by the authorities, and providing an online news service without a proper license from China’s media watchdog."
9 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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