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This is what Chinese state disinformation looks like

Chinese state media’s videos are increasingly slick and compelling. Don’t believe them.   Last Thursday, Google announced it disabled 210…

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U.K. regulator to investigate CGTN over televised confessions

The Guardian reports: The UK broadcasting regulator has launched a formal investigation into an allegation that China Global Television Network…

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CCTV claims this year’s Spring Festival Gala was a huge success — I call it BS

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV released a report on the morning of February 6 summarizing how the 2019 Spring Festival Gala…

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Slapping CCTV reporter will not be charged in U.K.

“A Chinese TV reporter charged with slapping a delegate at the Tory party conference has had the case against her…

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Misbehaving CCTV journalist charged with assault

China’s central state broadcaster CCTV aka CGTN has an employee in London named Kǒng Línlín 孔琳琳, who has been in…

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When impressing the boss is more important than persuading the foreigner

At the end of December, a worker from Chinese state TV named Kǒng Línlín 孔琳琳 attended a discussion about Hong…

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Why state media fails to make China look good

In yesterday’s Access newsletter (paywall), we looked at the case of the slapping CCTV worker: China’s central state broadcaster CCTV…

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Chinese state media parrots Russian claim that ‘White Helmets staged chemical attack video’

In the video above, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV reports, uncritically, on a Russian television story that claims the April 7…

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In phone call, China’s Xi tells Trump cooperation is only choice

"During the call, the leaders established a clear sense of mutual respect for one another, and President-elect Trump stated that…

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