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Chinese authorities have banned the broadcasting of BBC World News

Chinese authorities have banned the broadcasting of BBC World News

China’s government has banned the broadcasting of BBC World News in the country due to the channel’s violation of requirements for the coverage of events, China’s General Administration of Radio and Television reported on Thursday.
“Since the channel does not meet the requirements for broadcasting in China as a foreign channel, BBC World News can not continue its work on the territory of China,” – quotes the statement of the Chinese authority RIA Novosti.
The document says that the Office found in the reports of the TV channel associated directly with the PRC, serious violations of the provisions of “About radio and television management” and “Rules of management of broadcasting of foreign satellite TV channels.
In addition, the BBC WorldNews materials, the statement said, violate the requirements of truthfulness and impartiality of news, “harm the national interests of China and undermine the national unity of the PRC.
The document was published on Friday night local time, the day China marks the new year according to the lunar calendar. Thus, the office will not accept the channel’s application for broadcasting in the new year.

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