Friday, April 8, 2016

Global Times Reports on Foreign Impact of Panama Papers, Sina Weibo Begins Censoring "Panama" in Chinese

Between April 5 and April 8, 2016, the state sponsored Global Times published at least four articles about the Panama Papers:
None of the articles mentioned China.

These screenshots show that on April 7, Sina Weibo began censoring the term “Panama” in Chinese.

Sina Weibo had already been censoring search results for “Panama” in English since at least April 5. See: State Media Reports on "Panama Papers," Baidu and Sina Weibo Censor "Panama Papers"