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New York Times Grasses Up Its Anonymous Sources In China

by | 4th, August 2008

THE New York Times. Can you trust it? Can you trust it if you are Chinese?

Say you’re a member of an ethnic minority group that the Chinese government suspects is planning terror attacks during the Beijing Olympics. And say you own a restaurant around the corner from the National Stadium. One day, a researcher from the New York Times shows up and asks if you’d be willing to talk about the harassment you’ve been receiving from the local government. You know better, of course, than to talk to

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