Morgan: Designation of Chinese Media Entities as Foreign Missions


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Publisher 2 Washington DC ( STL.News ) Press Statement By Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokesperson: Over the past decade and particularly under General Secretary Xi Jinping ’s tenure, the CCP has reorganized China’s state propaganda outlets disguised as news agencies and asserted even more direct control over them. He has stated “Party-owned media must. . . embody the party’s will, safeguard the party’s authority … their actions must be highly consistent with the party.” In short, while Western media are beholden to the truth, PRC media are beholden to the Chinese Communist Party . Pursuant to authorities under the Foreign Missions...