BEIJING — China’s state broadcaster, CCTV, has an American division tasked with bringing Chinese news to the world. And yet, in a clip tweeted Tuesday by CCTV America, two anchors deliver a 2.5-minute segment on a major story, the Panama Papers, without addressing the China-specific news related to the apparent disclosures of financial dealings and other activities linked to a Panamanian law firm.
The segment titled “Data leak reveals off-shore account for rich and powerful,” played up the global scope of the leak but fell short of naming any of the Chinese figures identified in initial reports.
08:48 Landslide in China Is Feared to Have Buried Over 140 People37
01:52 3 CNN Journalists Resign After Retracted Story on Trump Ally21
18:59 Massive landslide buries more than 120 people in southwest China25
02:13 Virginia man charged with espionage for giving top-secret documents to China32