China: Xi'an pirate TV station shut down

Joel Martinsen from DANWEI has translated a report from China Business View on the shutting down of village run TV station. The case has openned up some discussions on new technology and village development: An expert from the [Shaanxi] provincial Academy of Social Sciences, a village-run TV stations is a novel thing in the development of the new countryside. It's an exploration, a new experiment. Although it conflicts with state policy, government departments could provide reasonable guidance to absorb it into the building of socialist spiritual civilization…

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