Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) shakes hands with staff members at China Central Television (CCTV) in Beijing. The US Department of Justice has ordered CGTN, CCTV’s international arm, to register with the government as a foreign agent. Photo: AP

United States takes swipe at China’s media curbs with foreign agent orders on CGTN and Xinhua

Decades-old law requires Chinese outlets to disclose budgets and affiliation with Beijing

Topic |   US-China relations

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) shakes hands with staff members at China Central Television (CCTV) in Beijing. The US Department of Justice has ordered CGTN, CCTV’s international arm, to register with the government as a foreign agent. Photo: AP
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