Chinese journalism ‘coronavirus crisis hero’ comes under attack online

//Chinese journalism ‘coronavirus crisis hero’ comes under attack online

Chinese journalism ‘coronavirus crisis hero’ comes under attack online

A reporter who wrote a story dismissing the risk of human-to-human transmission in the early stages of the coronavirus epidemic has come in for criticism online after being held up as a coronavirus hero.The online backlash began after Liao Jun, from state news agency Xinhua, was invited to speak about the role of women in the crisis at a press conference organised in Wuhan, the centre of the epidemic, by the State Council for International Women’s Day on March 8.Liao took the stage as a…

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