Following its pledge to more tightly control media, Chinese authorities shut down microblogging accounts belonging to Ren Zhiqiang, a real estate mogul and frequent government critic, after he lambasted state media for swearing fealty to the ruling Communist Party.
Following its pledge to more tightly control media, Chinese authorities shut down microblogging accounts belonging to Ren Zhiqiang, a real estate mogul and frequent government critic, after he lambasted state media for swearing fealty to the ruling Communist Party. Color China Photo
Following its pledge to more tightly control media, Chinese authorities shut down microblogging accounts belonging to Ren Zhiqiang, a real estate mogul and frequent government critic, after he lambasted state media for swearing fealty to the ruling Communist Party. Color China Photo

Silencing ‘The Cannon,’ a social media phenom

March 05, 2016 04:00 PM