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How China’s state-run CGTN apologised for a premature report on a scientist’s death

When writing an obituary there is one question above all others that must be factually established: Has the subject in fact died? It is a basic rule of thumb that CGTN, China’s international English-language cable TV news service, and many other state media outlets, fumbled badly on Saturday as they issued premature reports of the […]