Conner Quoted in Reuters on Chinese Censorship of U.S. Media

NBA, ‘South Park’ episodes spotlight Hollywood’s China dilemma
– Reuters

Leader of Manatt Entertainment Lindsay Conner spoke with Reuters about the Chinese government’s decision to stop broadcasting NBA games and South Park due to political comments made by some executives and showrunners. In the article, Conner notes that China’s reaction to the South Park episode featuring Chinese President Xi Jinping as Pooh Bear shouldn’t surprise anyone, saying, “The South Park episode was about as deliberate a provocation as one can get.” He continued: “It’s what South Park is about. The response of the Chinese censors was entirely predictable.”

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