Connect with us

World News

IDEOLOGY WAR: China To Enforce Crackdown On Celebrity Fan Clubs

Published

on

New regulation in China is now targetting millions of young fans loyal to famous actors and singers who are a lucrative force in China’s entertainment industry.

Celebrity fan clubs as they are called have now become the latest target of government regulators as authorities have banned activities that encouraged fans to spend money on their favourite stars, online celebrity rankings and discussions about their salaries are also prohibited. A Chinese newspaper Global Times that the government have used to promote these regulations reports that fan clubs could be used to manipulate minds and split the Chinese society.

Mega-rich entertainers have been criticized and punished for tax evasion and other undesirable behaviours. The moves are part of Beijing’s efforts to promote Chinese socialist values among young people, and a crackdown on so-called negative influences in entertainment culture. It follows the announcement of new rules limiting how much time young people can spend playing online video games. Minors can now log on for three hours a week maximum, and only on weekends. Beijing says the curbs are necessary to combat gaming and internet addiction. But critics say it’ll do the opposite.

on the surface. These changes seem like rules designed to stop unhealthy or obsessive behaviours among young people. But for the Chinese Communist Party, it’s much more. It sees the entertainment industry, as an ideological battleground, that needs to be kept in check. Regulators have also banned the portrayal of effeminate men, and online LGBTQI communities have been censored activists are mean, says the government is actively trying to mould the identity of young Chinese.

Critiques are saying the new regulations will limit the imagination and creativity of young people.

People in China are even more worried that there are more changes ahead, and the freedoms of Chinese youth will increasingly be replaced by the agenda of the government

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest

BREAKING: Apple Hardest Hit As New EU Law Makes compulsory All phones to Use USB-C Chargers BREAKING: Apple Hardest Hit As New EU Law Makes compulsory All phones to Use USB-C Chargers
Breaking13 hours ago

BREAKING: Apple Hardest Hit As New EU Law Makes compulsory All Mobile phones And Devices to Use USB-C Chargers Only

A new European Commission law will force phones and electronic devices manufacturers to create a universal charging solution that will...

Ronaldo Tops Messi As Football's Highest Earner Ronaldo Tops Messi As Football's Highest Earner
Sports1 day ago

Ronaldo Tops Messi As Football’s Highest Earner: See List Of Top 10

Below is Forbes’ top ten list of the highest earners in world football in 2021-22: 1. Cristiano Ronaldo – £91.5m...

IPOB Fears FG Will Not Produce Nnamdi Kanu For Trial In October , Threatens One Month To Lock Down IPOB Fears FG Will Not Produce Nnamdi Kanu For Trial In October , Threatens One Month To Lock Down
Breaking1 day ago

IPOB Fears FG Will Not Produce Nnamdi Kanu For Trial In October , Threatens One Month To Lock Down

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has again released a statement in which the group is threatening the Buhari government...

TVC Morayo Brown's Mum Dies at 75 TVC Morayo Brown's Mum Dies at 75
Headlines1 day ago

TVC Morayo Brown’s Mum Dies at 75

Online personality and the presenter of all ladies talk-show on Television Continental (TVC), Your View, Morayo Afolabi-Brown, has announced that...

Hollywood Hotel Rwanda Hero Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison Hollywood Hotel Rwanda Hero Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison
Featured2 days ago

Hollywood Hotel Rwanda Hero Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison

The man who inspired the award-winning Hollywood Film Hotel Rwanda has been sentenced to 25 years in jail on terrorism...

AISHA BUHARI INVITATION CUP: South Africa Beats Nigeria 4-2, Lift The Maiden Cup AISHA BUHARI INVITATION CUP: South Africa Beats Nigeria 4-2, Lift The Maiden Cup
Sports2 days ago

AISHA BUHARI INVITATION CUP: South Africa Beats Nigeria 4-2, Lift The Maiden Cup

An own goal, in the 5th minutes by Nigeria’s Alozie Chidi, the second goal from the penalty spot by Bayana’s...

VIDEO: Watch The Spanish Volcano Rage! And Its The First Volcano Eruption On Spanish Island In 50 Years VIDEO: Watch The Spanish Volcano Rage! And Its The First Volcano Eruption On Spanish Island In 50 Years
World News2 days ago

VIDEO: Watch The Spanish Volcano Rage! And Its The First Volcano Eruption On Spanish Island In 50 Years

Courtesy of rt Instagram: Already more than 5,000 people have been reportedly evacuated as lava flows from a volcano that...

World News2 days ago

VIDEO: Watch The Spanish Volcano Rage! And Its The First Volcano Eruption On Spanish Island In 50 Years

Courtesy of rt Instagram: Already more than 5,000 people have been reportedly evacuated as lava flows from a volcano that...

ONE DEATH TOO MANY: Davido's Official Photographer, Fortune, Is Dead ONE DEATH TOO MANY: Davido's Official Photographer, Fortune, Is Dead
Breaking2 days ago

ONE DEATH TOO MANY: Davido’s Official Photographer, Fortune, Is Dead

What could be happening in singer, Davido’s 30BG camp in relation to deaths????? News just reaching this medium has it...

I Am Still A Man - Bobrisky I Am Still A Man - Bobrisky
Breaking2 days ago

I Am Still A Man – Bobrisky

Idris Olarenwaju popularly known as Bobrisky has revealed that she ‘can never be a she’ (man), but being perceived as...