Scolding An Errant Reporter – Tim Johnson
It was like getting sent to the principal’s office for bad behavior.
I was summoned into the Foreign Ministry today for a meeting with a fairly senior official, the head of the information department for North America, Europe and Oceania.
My usual point of contact within the Foreign Ministry, a young diplomat from Shandong province, ushered me to a small meeting room off the lobby of the ministry with big comfy armchairs, fresh flowers, etc.
Tea was brought in. There were just three of us there. [Full Text]