Xinhua Site changes its colors

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Thursday, May 22, 2008 The Xinhua news agency Web site is back to normal after a subtle change you may have missed if you don’t check it every day. The shift comes on the heels of China’s official three day mourning period to remember the victims of last week’s earthquake. In ...

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Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Thursday, May 22, 2008

The Xinhua news agency Web site is back to normal after a subtle change you may have missed if you don't check it every day. The shift comes on the heels of China's official three day mourning period to remember the victims of last week's earthquake. In the real world, karaoke bars were closed, HBO service was suspended, and newspapers used black ink on their front pages.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Thursday, May 22, 2008

The Xinhua news agency Web site is back to normal after a subtle change you may have missed if you don’t check it every day. The shift comes on the heels of China’s official three day mourning period to remember the victims of last week’s earthquake. In the real world, karaoke bars were closed, HBO service was suspended, and newspapers used black ink on their front pages.

Online entertainment and gaming sites were also shut down, web advertisements were taken off news sites, and black and white lettering and logos signaled a time of remembrance. Media outlets were reportedly told to give priority to stories about national mourning.

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