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A file picture of a vendor selling newspapers in Beijing. All areas of the media in China are state-controlled or face routine oversight from government censors. Photo: Agence France-Presse

US urged to make Chinese state media register as foreign agents

All staff of Chinese state-run media outlets in the United States should be required to register with the government as foreign agents as they may be supporting Chinese intelligence gathering and “information warfare”, congressional advisers said on Wednesday.