China punishes 197 people for spreading stock “rumors”


China punishes 197 people for spreading stock “rumors” – CBS News

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China is carrying out a broad crackdown on people accused of spreading so-called “rumors” online. China’s government says 197 people are being punished. The “rumors” involve China’s stock market uncertainty, the devastating industrial explosions in Tianjin and an important military parade Thursday. Seth Doane reports on government efforts to silence criticism.

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