Chinese media companies have been given strict instructions on what they can and cannot say about the trade war. Photo: Ricky Wong
Chinese media companies have been given strict instructions on what they can and cannot say about the trade war. Photo: Ricky Wong

Chinese media told to toe party line on trade war coverage, insiders say

  • Companies allowed to publish only comments made by commerce and foreign ministry spokespeople, news editor says
  • Beijing does not want to deliver ‘an overly nationalistic message’, person says

Chinese media companies have been given strict instructions on what they can and cannot say about the trade war. Photo: Ricky Wong
Chinese media companies have been given strict instructions on what they can and cannot say about the trade war. Photo: Ricky Wong
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