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2012 ELECTIONS: Chinese magazine pressured on elections

BIG BROTHER:Within 48 hours of a ‘Caijing’ senior editor’s arrival in the nation, his magazine had received a fax asking it to explain what he was doing in Taiwan

By J. Michael Cole  /  Staff Reporter

The commissioning editor made a few suggestions and Jacobs submitted a slightly modified version, he said, adding that at no point was there any indication of censorship.

However, the magazine informed Jacobs on Tuesday that it had not published the article because of the “sensitiveness of the election.”

Jacobs believes the article, like Caijing’s coverage of the elections, is likely to be published after the elections take place.

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