An article in the New York Times today reports that Chinese leaders are imposing some of the most restrictive measures in years. As the article states, ” the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television ordered 34 major satellite television stations to limit themselves to no more than two 90-minute entertainment shows each per week, and collectively 10 nationwide. They are also being ordered to broadcast two hours of state-approved news every evening and to disregard audience ratings in their programming decisions.”
Related to the story and in a sidebar is the story of a subversive cartoon, and it’s a story well worth exploring. Watch “Crack Sunflower Seeds” and the commentary.