The US State Department’s move follows increasing warnings from government officials and lawmakers about the threat China poses to national security. Photo: AFP
The US State Department’s move follows increasing warnings from government officials and lawmakers about the threat China poses to national security. Photo: AFP

US designates 5 Chinese state media outlets as Beijing operatives

  • Xinhua, China Daily and CGTN are among the outlets deemed ‘foreign missions’ by US State Department
  • Media groups will have to obey rules similar to those imposed on embassies and consulates

The US State Department’s move follows increasing warnings from government officials and lawmakers about the threat China poses to national security. Photo: AFP
The US State Department’s move follows increasing warnings from government officials and lawmakers about the threat China poses to national security. Photo: AFP
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