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US Imposes New Rules on State-Owned Chinese
Media Over Propaganda Concerns

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Posted By: Zarin, 2/19/2020 3:42:21 AM

The Trump administration said on Tuesday said it will begin treating five major Chinese state-run media entities with U.S. operations the same as foreign embassies, requiring them to register their employees and U.S. properties with the State Department. Two senior state department officials said the decision was made because China has been tightening state control over its media, and Chinese President Xi Jinping has made more aggressive use of them to spread pro-Beijing propaganda. "The control over both the content and editorial control have only strengthened over the course of Xi Jinping's term in power," said one official. "These guys are in fact arms of the CCP's (Chinese Community Party's) propaganda apparatus."

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Peeps 2/19/2020 4:22:58 AM (No. 323070)
Kind of like CNN and the DNC.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: stablemoney 2/19/2020 9:40:05 AM (No. 323361)
Perhaps the U.S. should impose new rules on its own media, if it has propaganda concerns.
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