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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 08:18 AM

China shuts website of leading reformist magazine

Source: Reuters

China shut the website of a leading pro-reform magazine on Friday, apparently because it ran an article calling for political reform and constitutional government, sensitive topics for the ruling Communist Party which brooks no dissent.

"Yanhuang Chunqiu" (China Through the Ages) is an influential Beijing magazine that features essays from reformist retired officials.

In a message posted on its official Sina Weibo microblog, the magazine said that it had been informed on Thursday that the site's registration had been canceled and that it had not been given a reason.

Attempts to open the website (www.yhcqw.com) bring up a cartoon picture of a policemen holding up a badge and the message that the site has been closed.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/04/us-china-media-idUSBRE90308K20130104

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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 08:26 AM

1. Ok. Thanks.

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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 10:00 AM

2. Same pattern as Time Warner canceling Current TV due to purchase by

Al Jazeera.

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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 12:56 PM

3. kick

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