Foreign journalists covering the devastating floods in China’s Henan province say they were targets of abuse. Photo: Reuters Foreign journalists covering the devastating floods in China’s Henan province say they were targets of abuse. Photo: Reuters
Foreign journalists covering the devastating floods in China’s Henan province say they were targets of abuse. Photo: Reuters

Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods

  • Years of encouragement for nationalistic sentiment is behind the intense hostility faced by reporters, observers say
  • Previous campaigns against Western news outlets were confined largely to the internet but this time there was anger on the streets

Topic |   China Society
Foreign journalists covering the devastating floods in China’s Henan province say they were targets of abuse. Photo: Reuters Foreign journalists covering the devastating floods in China’s Henan province say they were targets of abuse. Photo: Reuters
Foreign journalists covering the devastating floods in China’s Henan province say they were targets of abuse. Photo: Reuters
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