China restricts Kim Jong Nam assassination coverage
- The assassination of the older half-brother of Kim Jong Un may have a serious impact on the Chinese leadership because of its North Korea ties, but news of the slaying is being severely restricted in China.
Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reported that Chinese authorities issued a notice to domestic media on Wednesday, instructing news organizations to limit their coverage to syndicated news articles or to use Malaysian news sources, an indication no on-ground-reporting was being allowed.
For online news sites, any article on Kim Jong Nam must be placed anywhere below the 10th line of text on the page, according to the report.(Excerpt) Read more at: upi.com ...
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