People walk past the CCTV headquarters, home of the Chinese state media outlet and its English-language sister channel CGTN, in Beijing in February. Photo: Reuters
People walk past the CCTV headquarters, home of the Chinese state media outlet and its English-language sister channel CGTN, in Beijing in February. Photo: Reuters
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China’s CGTN able to broadcast in Britain despite ban

  • The network’s licence was revoked by regulator Ofcom last month because of its state-backed ownership structure
  • CGTN argues, however, that under the terms of the European Convention on Transfrontier Television, it can still broadcast in member countries, including the UK

People walk past the CCTV headquarters, home of the Chinese state media outlet and its English-language sister channel CGTN, in Beijing in February. Photo: Reuters
People walk past the CCTV headquarters, home of the Chinese state media outlet and its English-language sister channel CGTN, in Beijing in February. Photo: Reuters
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