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The authorities hindered the state media from covering the Yanjiao explosion, leading to criticism that the party silenced its own official channel.
The authorities hindered the state media from covering the Yanjiao explosion, leading to criticism that the party silenced its own official channel.

The authorities hindered the state media from covering the Yanjiao explosion, leading to criticism that the party silenced its own official channel.

After

A four-story building was destroyed in Yanjiao due to an explosion caused by a gas leak, resulting in the death of seven people and injuries to 27 others.

Reporters from CCTV and CMG, state-media outlets, hurried to the site in a commuter town 20 miles east of Beijing. However, they were obstructed by uniformed officers and guards.

The following video, put together by editors at CDT Chinese, features footage of the damage and recordings of the CCTV and CMG reporters being swiftly removed from the area.

2,000 damages

The occurrences led to $2,000 in damages.public criticism of the heavy-handed tactics, an unusual

“I support the freedom of the press.” from the CCP-affiliated All-China Journalists Association, and a :

Infrequent expression of remorse to the media.

Sanhe city authorities have jurisdiction over the town of Yanjiao, which is located close to Beijing, in Hebei province.


Previous efforts have been made to suppress or divert attention from the narrative regarding the destructive blast, the ongoing inquiry into its origins, and the widespread conjecture that it may have been linked to ongoing subway construction in the vicinity.
A now-deleted article
Reporters Zhang Nanxi and Xu Shuang from Phoenix Weekly.
Yihan, and Lin Mengqing included interviews with many local residents, some of the injured, and the owner of the fried chicken restaurant that exploded, who denied that his restaurant had ever used natural gas. After the abruptly-terminated CCTV interview in which their correspondent was blocked by police, the state-media broadcaster immediately aired a news segment titled ->
Two individuals have died after a residence in a suburb of Pittsburgh suddenly burst into flames.
.” “老干部News”

A Weibo user named “老干部News” from Xi’an. 剥蒜先生 (bāosuàn xiānsheng, “Mr. Garlic-Peeler”) reported

a case of police harassment that occurred across provinces.” He said that he received a call (audio here

The Xinggongdong police station, run by anjiao, received a call from an individual requesting that Mr. Garlic-Peeler remove a Weibo video that showed a CCTV journalist being prevented from reporting by police. Despite the threat of hearing from the caller again, Mr. Garlic-Peeler refused to take down the video and the call was ended.

Chinese editors at CDT have gathered various online remarks.

According to posts on Weibo and the Chinese equivalent of Twitter, police are preventing journalists from “Party mouthpieces” CCTV and CMG from carrying out their duties.
Some of these have been translated as follows:

pifuzhinu113541: You won’t even let your “own people” go free, that’s brutal!

Does China not have control over Hebei?

The Party silenced its own voice.

Li Dong: Going against yourself–it’s the way of the world.

It appears that they are attempting to conceal something. The official narrative seems suspicious.

Do you now understand why the snail is running in the oasis?
because

According to Zhang Xuefeng, it is not advisable for students to pursue a career in journalism.
?

Hu Jiangbo in Beijing: Let’s observe the methods used by CCTV journalists to protect their a

The events and jokes in 123: It’s all due to America.

Seki-UltimateLover-: Now they’re even trying to shut up CCTV journalists. It’s state media’s turn [to be repressed].

The fact that the police officers at the scene weren’t wearing any protective gear while attempting to “prevent further accidents” is quite comical.

woyongdehuawei: The scene is

It is hazardous since those law enforcement officers have the ability to run faster than anyone else.

The person commenting, “金牛童鞋,” mentioned that the person in the situation was fortunate to have been dealing with someone from CCTV. Otherwise, the interaction may not have been as courteous.

Protecting and covering up with distinct Chinese characteristics: 把拔坝霸

hanslight3: The Party-controlled media is now experiencing the effects of socialism’s iron fist.

Seeseapee: On the quantum entanglement effects of the Pittsburgh suburbs and Yanjiao, Hebei.

Now reporters from CCTV can receive equal treatment to that of foreign media.[Chinese]