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CHINA BLOCKS NEWS OF NOBEL PRIZE AWARDED TO DISSIDENT

October 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

China has imposed a total news blackout on the decision of the Nobel committee to award this year’s Peace Prize to imprisoned pro-democracy activist Liu Xiaobo. Western news reports said that state-run television made virtually no mention of the award except in isolated cases in which it quoted a foreign ministry spokesman as saying that […]

MTV APOLOGIZES FOR F-WORDS ON MTV MUSIC … ER … MOVIE AWARDS

June 8, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Apparently alerted that the F-word had got by network censors several times during Sunday night’s telecast of the MTV Movie Awards, the Parents Television Council condemned the telecast Monday, called for an end to packaged cable content, and demanded that viewers be able to decide which individual cable channels they want to receive. PTC President […]