Beijing Orders Four U.S. Media Outlets to Provide Information on China Operations

Beijing is requiring four U.S. media outlets to disclose detailed information about their China operations, in the latest move in a tit-for-tat media battle with the Trump administration.

The Associated Press, United Press International, CBS News and National Public Radio must declare their personnel and property in China, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said Wednesday in a regular media briefing. Mr. Zhao said the measure was meant to counter the U.S. designation last month of four major Chinese state-media…

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