China’s high Internet watchdog will launch a brand new marketing campaign to crack down on the social media accounts of impartial news suppliers, it said Thursday.
The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) will goal business web sites and social media accounts that illegally write and edit news objects, and repost news articles from non-compliant sources, the CAC said in a press release on its web site.
It would additionally cope with click on bait tales, misinformation, and different sensationlised online content material, it added.
The CAC said it could additionally regulate online boards and livestreamed lectures, and push media websites to propagate extra constructive vitality.
China’s strict online censorship guidelines have tightened lately with new laws to limit media shops, surveillance measures for media websites and rolling campaigns to take away content material deemed unacceptable.
In June, CAC penalised a number of of the nation’s main livestreaming and video platforms for sping “low taste” content material, reprimanding ladies carrying low minimize garments and males for indecent dancing and utilizing foul language.