Australian journalist Matthew Carney, former head of the ABC’s China bureau, has said he and his family were subjected to threats and interrogation in 2018. Photo: Handout
Australian journalist Matthew Carney, former head of the ABC’s China bureau, has said he and his family were subjected to threats and interrogation in 2018. Photo: Handout

Letters | When China targets foreign reporters, it hurts its own image

  • If the Chinese government wants to hide its perceived flaws, suppressing foreign media is hardly the way to go about it as this can easily have the opposite effect

Australian journalist Matthew Carney, former head of the ABC’s China bureau, has said he and his family were subjected to threats and interrogation in 2018. Photo: Handout
Australian journalist Matthew Carney, former head of the ABC’s China bureau, has said he and his family were subjected to threats and interrogation in 2018. Photo: Handout
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