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China to expel American reporters after US curbs its media

 

March 18, 2020

Mark Schiefelbein – Associated Press

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 file photo, a member of an honor guard wears a face mask as he stands guard in Tiananmen Square in Beijing. On Wednesday, March 17, 2020, China announced that it will revoke the media credentials of American journalists at three major U.S. news organizations, in effect expelling them from the country, in response to new U.S. restrictions on Chinese state-controlled media.

BEIJING - China said Wednesday it will revoke the media credentials of all American journalists at three major U.S. news organizations, in effect expelling them from the country, in response to U.S. restrictions on Chinese state-controlled media.

The foreign ministry said American citizens working for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post with credentials expiring before the end of the year must surrender their press cards within 10 days.

http://www.startribune.com/china-to-restrict-us-journalists-after-us-curbs-on-its-media/568865372/

 

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