Visa issues for American journalists in China appear to be another symptom of the worsening China-US relationship as each nation claims the other is hampering foreign correspondents on their soil. Photo: AFP Visa issues for American journalists in China appear to be another symptom of the worsening China-US relationship as each nation claims the other is hampering foreign correspondents on their soil. Photo: AFP
Visa issues for American journalists in China appear to be another symptom of the worsening China-US relationship as each nation claims the other is hampering foreign correspondents on their soil. Photo: AFP

China-US relations: visa hold-ups for journalists a sign of tightening media control and widening rift

  • American journalists in China applying for visa extension reportedly find conditions have changed with shorter stays granted or processing delayed
  • Beijing claims Washington has stymied Chinese news workers with an array of measures, including denying visas and expelling staff

Topic |   US-China relations
Visa issues for American journalists in China appear to be another symptom of the worsening China-US relationship as each nation claims the other is hampering foreign correspondents on their soil. Photo: AFP Visa issues for American journalists in China appear to be another symptom of the worsening China-US relationship as each nation claims the other is hampering foreign correspondents on their soil. Photo: AFP
Visa issues for American journalists in China appear to be another symptom of the worsening China-US relationship as each nation claims the other is hampering foreign correspondents on their soil. Photo: AFP
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