Is This What a Chinese Internet Censor Job Ad Looks Like?
Posted in: Censorship at 22/05/2012 14:02
Ever wonder if you have the chops to slash content from the Chinese Internet before the government mandates it?
Well now you can answer the call.
Sina Corp., which runs the popular Twitter-like microblogging service Weibo, posted a notice on the service on Monday calling for candidates to apply for the job of "monitoring editor." While the notice doesn't explicitly mention censorship, it does emphasize "information safety," common code in China for compliance with the wishes of propaganda authorities: