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December 5, 2007

China’s Man at the Anchor Desk – John M. Glionna

The Los Angeles Times profiles Edwin Maher, an Australian reporter now reading the news on CCTV: Maher is the first non-Chinese news anchor for state television’s English-language station, CCTV International. He speaks almost no Mandarin, but that’s of little concern to his bosses. He was hired in 2003 as the station introduced a Western face to shake its image as a

December 5, 2007

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