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China boots reporters at WSJ, NYT and Washington Post

Clash over media strains Sino-American relations in time of coronavirus

The New York Times Building in Manhattan: The paper's website is inaccessible in China.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- China has moved to disallow American journalists reporting for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and The Washington Post from working in the country, intensifying the two countries' conflict over media amid a trade war cool-down and a pandemic crisis.

Reporters for the three publications, who are all U.S. citizens, have 10 days to hand over their press credentials, the Chinese Foreign Ministry announced Wednesday Beijing time.

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