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People Roundup: Chinese take-down against celebrity hype

Chinese broadcasters and online entertainment sites should avoid celebrity hype and crack down on fake audience and click-through rates, state media quoted the National Radio and Television Administration as saying.


Devdiscourse News Desk beijing Last Updated at 10-11-2018 11:34:42 IST China

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China cracks down on celebrity hype and fake click-through rates

Chinese broadcasters and online entertainment sites should avoid celebrity hype and crack down on the fake audience and click-through rates, state media quoted the National Radio and Television Administration as saying. The edict comes after Beijing ordered A-list movie star Fan Bingbing to pay about 884 million yuan ($129 million) in taxes and fines, spurring widespread discussion on the moral health of China's film industry.

(With inputs from agencies.)


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