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Beijing silenced Peng Shuai in 20mins, then spent weeks on damage control

New York Times
By Paul Mozur, Muyi Xiao, Jeff Kao and Gray Beltran

When inconvenient news erupts on the Chinese internet, the censors jump into action.

Twenty minutes was all it took to mobilise after Peng Shuai, the tennis star and one of China's most famous athletes, went