Quote of the Day: Why China Silenced a Clickbait Queen in Its Battle for Information Control – The New York Times

Since December, the Chinese authorities have closed more than 140,000 blogs and deleted more than 500,000 articles.CreditGiulia Marchi for The New York Times

“The Chinese government always sees itself as a serious father. He always wants to control his people and to determine what they like and dislike.”

~LI YONGFENG, a blogger who runs a popular book review channel in China, commenting on the government’s tight control of the internet.

Source: Quotation of the Day: Why China Silenced a Clickbait Queen in Its Battle for Information Control – The New York Times

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