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China to let US networks station radio journalists

By WITH ANALYSIS FROM MONITOR CORRESPONDENTS AROUND THE WORLD, EDITED BY RANDY SHIPP / July 16, 1981



Peking

China has given permission to the ABC, CBS, and NBC broadcast networks to station radio correspondents but not television journalists in Peking for the first time. Fourteen American news agencies and organizations are represented in Peking, but the networks had not been allowed to station correspondents in the Chinese capital. To cover specific stories, they have purchased Chinese film of major events and been permitted to send television crews periodically. Canada was the only country whose journalists provide TV coverage from P eking.

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