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March 16, 20112 Comments

CCTV rigs newscast again, this time in earthquake coverage

On January 27, Ministry of Tofu broke the story about CCTV passing off scenes from Top Gun in its fight jet news. Today, eagle-eyed Chinese net users called our attention to its conniving newscast. Yes, they botched it again. Both two separate news reports, one on the magnitude 5.8 earthquake in China’s southwestern Yunnan Province [...]

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January 27, 201166 Comments

China Central Television news suspected to have stolen fighter jet scenes from Top Gun

From MITBBS and Yahoo Xinwen lianbo (新闻联播), or News Broadcast, on China Central Television (CCTV), comes under fire again for its report of an air force training exercise on January 23. In the newscast, the way a target was hit by the air-to-air missile fired by a J-10 fighter aircraft and exploded looks almost identical to [...]

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