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Journalists Lash Out At Chinese Officials In Beijing


First Posted: 08-14-08 09:47 PM   |   Updated: 09-14-08 05:12 AM

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Wall Street Journal:

Frustrations are escalating between the Western media and Chinese officials over the government's handling of the Olympic Games, reflecting deeper divisions over this country's policies.

Tensions bubbled to the surface Thursday at a daily news conference when several reporters confronted Olympics officials over the rough handling of a British television journalist by Chinese security forces, and over why the government hasn't approved applications to demonstrate in specially designated protest zones.

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