China’s Covid Lockdown Outrage Tests Limits of Triumphant Propaganda

Posted on AllSides April 27th, 2022
From The Left
Ding Ting/Xinhua, via Associated Press

Immediately after Beijing said it had detected a new coronavirus outbreak, officials hurried to assure residents there was no reason to panic. Food was plentiful, they said, and any lockdown measures would be smooth. But Evelyn Zheng, a freelance writer in the city, was not taking any chances.

Her relatives, who lived in Shanghai, were urging her to leave or stock up on food. She had spent weeks poring over social media posts from that city, which documented the chaos and anguish of the monthlong lockdown there. And when she went out to buy...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

New York Times (News)

AllSides Media Bias Rating: Lean Left
AllSides Media Bias Rating: Lean Left
106219/83918
See full bias rating for New York Times (News)
Learn about media bias
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/27/world/asia/china-covid-propaganda.html

More News about China from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right