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China Daily rips off USA Today, censor does not read carefully

The China Daily website republished a story taken from USA Today last week, almost certainly without permission.

Titled China under spell of mighty 'Super Voice Girl' the article looks at the reality show / talent contests like American Idol that are becoming popular in China.

It seems that the editor-censors did not read the article very closely; the China Daily version still includes the following line:

Super Girl is surprisingly participatory. This remains a country where people can't elect their leaders. But they can vote for their favorite singers.

LINK:
China Daily: China under spell of mighty 'Super Voice Girl'

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