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Reporter detained for faking cardboard bun story

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posted on Jul, 19 2007 @ 07:00 AM
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Reporter detained for faking cardboard bun story


www.thestar.com

BEIJING – A freelance reporter for a Beijing television station has been detained for faking a hidden camera report about street vendors who used chemical-soaked cardboard to fill meat buns, local media said Thursday.

The report came amid a spate of real food scares involving toxic fish, tainted pork and egg yolks colored with a cancer-causing dye that have harmed China's reputation as an exporter and alarmed people at home.

The story, allegedly shot with a hidden camera, was broadcast...
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Mod Edit: Removed copy/paste over the 500 character limit.



[edit on 19-7-2007 by UM_Gazz]




posted on Jul, 19 2007 @ 07:00 AM
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So things aren't all that different in China. Well... maybe the sentencing might be a bit harsher for this rash individual.

Taking bets... slap on the wrist or a bullet in the brain pan?

www.thestar.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



posted on Jul, 19 2007 @ 07:17 AM
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China is growing so fas economically while trying to emulate America that they are just doing anything to create sensationalism.

Or . . . this is just a cover up.


After all the reporter will never be able to tell anything anymore, he will never see the light of the day in China's jails.



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