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Chinese TV authorities move to curb obsessive fan culture

Beijing TV authorities have ordered online entertainment shows to promote socialism instead of “irrational” star-chasing as part of a crackdown on China’s increasingly obsessive celebrity fan culture. Modelled after similar programmes in Korea and Japan, boyband reality shows such as “Produce Camp 2021” and “Youth With You” have become viral sensations in China, creating massive armies of […]