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shockedcanadian Donating Member (224 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-14-11 04:51 PM
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Chinese security spies often placed in newsrooms around the world
To most of the posters on here this would not be a shocking revelation. In Canada there was a recent and inappropriate "flirting" exchange between a high ranked Canadian member of parliament and a Chinese news reporter for Xinhua News. There have been calls for his head by some. I definitely think he should have known better (and the potential risks) considering his position...


http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/1053288--chin...


Beijing- China routinely places state security agents in Xinhua news bureaus around the world, according to a senior Chinese journalist.

Foreign correspondent jobs are appointed by the Ministry of State Security for set periods, and while they may write the occasional story, their job is intelligence gathering, he said on condition of anonymity.

The rare acknowledgement of the practice comes as debate continues in Ottawa about the relationship between Mississauga MP Bob Dechert and Xinhua News Agencys Toronto bureau chief, Shi Rong....
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madrchsod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-14-11 05:15 PM
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1. i think just about everyone does this....
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shockedcanadian Donating Member (224 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-14-11 05:19 PM
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2. hehe
Just about everyone flirts with the news lady or uses spies in the newsroom? :D
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