Media Rhetoric On ‘Wuhan Virus’ Echoes Chinese Propaganda

Media Rhetoric On ‘Wuhan Virus’ Echoes Chinese Propaganda
New York Times by Ajay Suresh is licensed under Wiki Commons Wiki Commons

Media rhetoric surrounding what to call coronavirus echoed the Chinese government’s aggressive propaganda campaign designed to absolve the communist regime of wrongdoing.

Both China and members of the establishment media have focused on President Donald Trump’s habit of referring to the virus as a “Chinese virus” or the “Wuhan virus,” which both the communist regime and media members have said is racist.

The media outcry belies the fact that establishment outlets have also referred to coronavirus, formally named COVID-19, as “the Chinese virus” and “the Wuhan virus.” The New York Times, for example, has used both terms in reference to the virus, but is now painting Trump using the same language as problematic.

Even Chinese state media initially referred to the virus as the “Wuhan coronavirus.”
But that hasn’t stopped both establishment media sources and the Chinese regime from now declaring the terms to be out-of-bounds. READ MORE...

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New York Times by Ajay Suresh is licensed under Wiki Commons Wiki Commons

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