Questions remain over how much room NBC and other networks will have to cover whatever news emerges in Beijing during the Olympics, the New York Times reports. Despite early assurances of free access, Chinese officials have put strict rules in place making it tough for foreigners to get into the country and broadcast from locations including Tiananmen Square. The situation means NBC must walk a narrow line, between having NBC News seen as kowtowing to Chinese rulers, and taking actions that could damage parent company General Electric’s business interests in the country, the paper says.
Tight Rein on News in Beijing
Jul 21, 2008 • Post A Comment