Internet Instructions – August 2007 (IV)

29 August 2007, 18:58:02

Reporting requirements concerning the readjustment of the positions of comrade Jin Renqing; websites are to use Xinhua information without exception, and may not reprint reports from any other source; do not set up special subjects, do not issue it on the main page of websites and the important news section of the news centre, it may be issued in the domestic section, let it remain there until 12:00 in the evening; strictly manage trackers, examine all posts before publishing, quantities may not exceed 50, firmly delete all harmful information seizing upon the opportunity to attack Party and State leaders, attack our country’s political system, social system and the Party’s cadre system; forum, blogs, instant messaging, post bars and other interactive segments are not to actively set up topics, information and comments from foreign websites may not be posted; all search engines will direct searches for “Jin Renqing” to news websites, do not set up related searches. Continue reading

Internet Instructions – August 2007 (III)

14 August 2007, 13:35:33, Huang Jing

All websites, please submit the work plan for your websites for the period of the 17th Party Congress before 4.00 PM in the afternoon of this Friday (17 August) to our office (huangjing@bjwgb.gov.cn), the content includes: 1, the responsible person; 2, work mechanisms; 3, emergency response mechanisms.

14 August 2007, 18:02:00, Chen Hua

Concerning the incident of the Phoenix Bridge collapse in Hunan, do not issue it on the main pages of websites and the important news section of news centres, it may be issued in the domestic section, let it roll away naturally, use standard copy sources (original sources), manage trackers well. Continue reading

Internet Instructions – August 2007 (II)

Note: Canyu is now posting these notices quite intermittently. Further translations will be posted here as soon as original materials are available. 

9 August 2007, 09:33:30

First level: according to investigations, “2000 Students in Liaoning Expose Themselves to Sunlight for Four Hours, Seeking Guinness Record” is an inaccurate report, all websites are requested to deal with it according to the following requirements;

1, websites must not reprint it, where it has been reprinted, please delete it immediately;

2, forums, blogs and other interactive segments are not to post or discuss this. Continue reading

Internet Instructions – August 2007 (I)

2 August 2007, 07:34:11

First level: concerning the matter of great rain in Beijing on 1 August causing flooding in a number of roads and blocking traffic, please do not reprint corresponding content; interactive columns are not to disseminate relevant text and images. Please timely log on to the platform to perform feedback.

2 August 2007, 15:58:16, Huang Jing

All websites: please revise websites’ interactive column user agreements on the basis of the revision suggestions put forward by today’s public emotion meeting, and report the revision situation to our Office before next Thursday, huangjing@bjwgb.gov.cn. Continue reading

Internet Instructions – July 2007 (IV)

23 July 2007, 15:15:37

Third level: everyone, concerning the matter of Olympic propaganda, the following is instructed:

1, Olympic propaganda relies on everyone.

2, You must act within the existing framework of Chinese laws and regulations, and international practice.

3, You must safeguard the rights and interests of the International Olympic Committee and Olympic partners, and establish a good international image of China being sincere, honest and keeping promises.

4, There must be no mutual attacks for foreigners to have a laugh at.

5, In propaganda, the statistical data of AC Nielsen are not to be cited.

6, Please transmit the above content to the editor-in-chief so he knows it. Continue reading

Internet Instructions – July 2007 (III)

16 July 2007, 17:59:25

First level: concerning the matter of the dismissal of the Jinan People’s Congress Chairman, only reprint copy from main Shandong media, do not issue it on the main page of websites and the main page of news centres, do not open trackers, forums and other interactive segments are not to discuss this. Delete images related to this case.

17 July 2007, 09:22:26, Zhong Fu

All websites: please immediately delete the article “Beijing Municipal Construction Committee Low-Key Meeting Seeks for Opinions – Foreign Investment Advice Policy Stable”. Continue reading

Internet Instructions – July 2007 (II)

5 July 2007, 16:50:03

First level: reporting requirements concerning two accidents in Benxi and Hengyang.

For reports concerning the explosion case in the Benxi Music Hall, Liaoning and the fire incident in the Hengyang cinema, Hunan: do not put it in the important news section, it can only be put in the domestic section; when reprinting, only issue single news items, do not link to related news; let news roll away naturally; close news trackers; do not set up special subjects.

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Internet Instructions – July 2007 (I)

1 July 2007, 22:34:53

First level: concerning the matter of the portrait of Chairman Mao on Tiananmen being damaged today, all websites are not to reprint corresponding reports; interactive segments are not to disseminate this, set up key words well.

Concerning the matter of the portrait of Chairman Mao on Tiananmen being damaged today, all websites are not to reprint corresponding reports; interactive segments may not disseminate text, images or videos related to this matter; all search engines are requested to ensure that there are no search results for the following keywords and maintain this until 15 July: “Tiananmen – Chairman Mao portrait”, “Golden Water Bridge – Chairman Mao portrait”, “Chairman Mao portrait – blown up”, “Chairman portrait – blown up”, “Chairman Mao portrait – damaged”, “Chairman portrait – damaged”, “Chairman Mao portrait – double-bang firecracker”. Continue reading

Internet Instructions – June 2007 (IV)

22 June 2007, 22:43:41

For reports concerning high-level personnel changes at PetroChina, use Xinhua copy without exception, do not let it appear on the main pages of websites and news centres, close news trackers, do not send text messages, interactive segments are not to disseminate or discuss this, please strictly implement this.

22 June 2007, 22:51:52

First level: Propaganda instructions concerning high-level personnel changes at PetroChina, these must be strictly implemented!!

All websites are only to reprint Xinhua copy concerning high-level personnel changes at the China Petroleum Group Co. (PetroChina); where copy from other sources than Xinhua has been reprinted, please immediately delete it; corresponding information is not to appear on the main page of websites and news centres; close news trackers when reprinting; do not make corresponding links, do not send text messages; interactive segments are not to disseminate corresponding content, please strictly implement this. Continue reading

Internet Instructions – June 2007 (III)

14 June 2007, 19:48:04

First level: do not reprint reports and comments related to the television drama examination fee, all websites are requested to delete existing related content.

14 June 2007, 19:40:55

First level: please deal with reports on the incident of the “Shanxi black kilns” according to the following requirements.

All websites: concerning the “Shanxi black kilns” incident, it is necessary to reprint more of the situation that the Central and local government earnestly investigate and prosecute this incident, the circumstance of worker abuse in the black kilns may not be overly played up in titles, delete images and articles that describe the situation excessively. Interactive segments must delete harmful information that seizes the opportunity to attack the Party and the government. Continue reading

Internet Instructions – June 2007 (I)

1 June 2007, 13:29:15

In recent days, there were netizens who posted information and pictures of the mass incident of the Xiamen townspeople, all websites are requested to clean up and remove this sort of content from their interactive segments. Websites are not to reprint any reports concerning this matter.

1 June 2007, 18:31:18

Second level: delete the text “‘Insider’ Guan Guoliang”, published on 20 May by “Caijing” magazine.

Third level: delete the post “Joint Announcement of Apology from the People’s Republic of China Bureau of Finance and General Administration of Taxation (Fw.)”, forums and other interactive segments are not to discuss this, all search engines are to set it up as a keyword for screening.

The post states: “The People’s Republic of China Bureau of Finance and General Administration of Taxation have received a decision on 31 May 2007 from the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange openly condemning the People’s Republic of China Bureau of Finance and the General Administration of Taxation, and which openly condemns the acts of relevant responsible persons within the Bureau of Finance and the General Administration of Taxation in the securities trading stamp tax adjustment information disclosure process that violated regulations. The People’s Republic of China Bureau of Finance and the General Administration of Taxation will take this as a warning, will strictly abide by relevant laws and regulations, and stop this sort of incident.” Continue reading

Internet Instructions – May 2007 (III)

25 May 2007, 15:46:08

All website: please do not participate in the “China’s 100 Strongest Secondary Schools Selection Event”; do not reprint propaganda or reports concerning this selection event.

24 May 2007, 17:57:48

The article “Census Register Reform Documents Reported to State Council – Lawful Fixed Place Becomes Condition for Move” of 23 May is inaccurate, websites that have already reprinted it must immediately remove it. This article may also not be posted in forums and blogs. Official Xinhua copy is to be taken as standard when reporting census register reform. Continue reading

Internet Instructions – May 2007 (II)

23 May 2007, 13:46:45

Third level: please search for and delete audiovisual content and related discussions on the “Dynamic China Documentary Series” in interactive segments; set up search keywords.

Please search for and delete audiovisual content and related discussion on the “Dynamic China Documentary Series” in interactive segments, the “Dynamic China Documentary Series” includes audiovisual sections on “mouthpiece and responsibility”, “the wealthy and rural or industrial workers”, etc.; all search engines are requested to ensure that there are no search results for “Dynamic China Documentary Series”, “Dynamic China Documentary”, “mouthpiece and responsibility”, “the wealthy and rural or industrial workers”. Continue reading

Internet Instructions – May 2007 (I)

Note: this is the last post in this series before the holidays. Normal service will be resumed on Wednesday 2 January.

15 May 2007, 09:10:12

All websites: please report as soon as possible the internal third-person control mechanisms of websites, service companies providing information to websites and cooperation methods to our office.

15 May 2007, 17:04:02

All websites: please immediately delete the text “Premier Not On Time For Train” and corresponding information, forums, blogs and other interactive columns are not to discuss. Continue reading

Internet Instructions – April 2007 (II)

13 April 2007, 17:57:46

Earnestly manage news trackers concerning the press conference on the Olympic Games ticket sales

All websites, on the 15th of this month, the Beijing Olympics Organizing Committee will organize a press conference on the arrangements for Olympic Games ticket sales. All websites are requested to earnestly manage news trackers for corresponding information, as well as forum posts, blog articles and other interactive segments, and remove negative discussions concerning ticket sales.

13 April 2007, 17:22:43

All websites, concerning the matter of clashes that occurred between Italian police and local Chinese, please delete pictures of the clash, do not set up special subjects, do not put it in the important news section and the front page of websites, interactive segments are not to discuss this. Continue reading

Internet Instructions – April 2007 (I)

2 April 2007, 20:39:58

All websites are to reprint the newest article of Chongqing Hualong Net concerning the nail house: http://cqtoday.cqnews.net/system/2007/04/02/000777513.shtml.

3 April 2007, 18:12

Concerning the incident where the Chongqing nail house was pulled down, websites must not reprint or release new information, reports or comments anymore, and may not follow trails or look back. Blogs and forums may not recommend this sort of articles, where posts are overly concentrated, they must be firmly removed. All posts attacking the handling result of this matter or encouraging troublemaking must be firmly blocked and deleted. Continue reading

Internet Instructions – March 2007 (III)

20 March 2007, 16:19

All websites: do not play up the incident of two Chinese persons being kidnapped in Nigeria, relevant information must be dealt with in a low-key manner, do not make lead stories, do not set up special subjects, do not link it to the previous kidnapping incidents, do not set up news trackers.

20 March 2007, 17:30

Please notify the persons in charge of all website search engines to come to our office for a meeting tomorrow at 2 in the afternoon, and to bring an electronic copy of all keywords set up for the 17th Party Congress. Continue reading

Internet Instructions – March 2007 (II)

17 March 2007, 23:26

All websites: concerning the mass-type incident in Lusong District, Zhuzhou City, Hunan, only use Xinhua and Hunan provincial news website copy, do not open trackers, it is not permitted to publish information from other sources. Website forums and blogs may also not discuss this.

17 March 2007, 23:23:02

Concerning the mass-type incident in Lusong District, Zhuzhou City, Hunan, only use Xinhua and Hunan provincial news website copy, do not open trackers, it is not permitted to publish information from other sources. Website forums and blogs may also not discuss this. Continue reading

Internet Instructions – March 2007 (I)

1 March 2007, 16:04

All websites: concerning the issue of unlawful construction in Qinglongtou Village, Fangshan District, there may be no reports.

2 March 2007, 17:10:17

All websites: please appoint a special person to report situations daily during the “Two Sessions” period

All websites: the national “Two Sessions” will convene tomorrow, during the period of the “Two Sessions’, all websites are requested to appoint a special person to report that day’s propaganda and reporting situation concerning the “Two Sessions” to the Network Management Office Network Management Section. Content reported by portal websites must include the number of articles (including pictures) issued between 12:00 the previous day and 12:00 of the day in question, the situation of content increase in the “Two Sessions” special subject, newly set-up columns, undertaken VIP interviews and titles, and audiovisual real-time report situations; websites other than portal websites may report all sorts of propaganda and reporting related to the content of the “Two Sessions” in integration with the specialities of that website. All websites are requested to report the above content before 14:00 of every day to Huang Jing at the Network Management Office Network Management Section (e-mail: huangjing@bjwgb.gov.cn, telephone: 671966780). All websites are requested to start reporting the situations starting from 12:00 this Sunday, when reporting matters, ensure that these are succinct and correct. Continue reading