China Jails Reporter for Cardboard Dumpling Hoax – Reuters

Reuters follows up on the fake news of cardboard dumpling:

A Chinese court on Sunday sentenced a television reporter to one year in jail for fabricating a report that Beijing dumpling makers used cardboard as a filling.

The official Xinhua news agency said the journalist, Zi Beijia, was convicted after an open court hearing of “infringing the reputation of commodities”. He was also fined 1,000 yuan….[Full Text]

– Read also the previous post “More Than Revenge Of The Baozi?” by Jonathan Ansfield via CDT

August 12, 2007 1:23 PM
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