Notice Concerning Strengthening Mass-Participation Selection-Type Radio and Television Activity Management

In recent times, radio and television broadcasting organs have organized and broadcast large amounts of all kinds of mass-participation selection activities. The great majority of mass-participation selection-type activities can persist in the correct orientation grasp a healthy moral quality and have obtained relatively good consequences. But at the same time, the problems of there being excessively many mass-participation selection-type activities flooding in, some with vulgar content, and low moral quality, etc., also exist. According to the spirit of relevant Central instructions, in order to further strengthen management over this sort of programme, relevant matters are hereby notified as follows: Continue reading

SARFT Prohibits Broadcast of Mass-Participation Makeover and Sex Change Programmes

On 23 August, SARFT issued a notice to all provincial, autonomous region and municipal radio, film and television stations, the Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps Television Bureau, the three central stations and China Education Television, prohibiting planning, reduction and broadcast of all sorts of mass-participation makeover and sex change programmes.

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SARFT Circulates the Acts Gravely Violating Regulations of Chongqing Television Station’s “The First Heartbeat” Nationwide

On 15 August, SARFT issued a circular to all provincial, autonomous region and municipal radio, film and television bureaus, the Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps radio, film and television bureau, the three central stations and China Education Television, to criticise the acts gravely violating regulations in the selection activity “The First Heartbeat”, broadcast of which was organized by Chongqing Television.

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