A letter addressed to US Attorney General William Barr calls on the Department of Justice to clamp down on Chinese propaganda. Photo: AP

US lawmakers push Justice Department to investigate China Daily, label the newspaper a foreign agent

  • Lawmakers say the English-language daily plays ‘important role in China’s foreign disinformation campaign’
  • China Daily describes itself as a ‘channel for information exchanges between China and the rest of the world’
Topic |   US-China relations

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A letter addressed to US Attorney General William Barr calls on the Department of Justice to clamp down on Chinese propaganda. Photo: AP
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Mark Magnier

Mark Magnier

Mark Magnier is a US correspondent based in Washington. Before joining the Post, he worked for the Wall Street Journal in China and for the Los Angeles Times in India, China and Japan. He’s covered the Chinese economy, China and India’s explosive rise and conflicts in Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan.