China to probe state TV host for insulting Mao Zedong

April 9, 2015 7:24 AM

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's main state broadcaster, CCTV, will investigate one of its anchors after a video of him insulting the founder of modern China, Mao Zedong, went viral on social media sites.

His image adorns banknotes and his embalmed body attracts hundreds, if not thousands, of visitors a day to Beijing.

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