Noel Celis – Pool / Getty ImagesChinese President Xi Jinping speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin via a video link from the Great Hall of the People on Dec. 2, 2019, in Beijing, China. (Noel Celis – Pool / Getty Images)
Federally funded PBS affiliates are airing a pro-China documentary produced in conjunction with a media company controlled by the Chinese-government, according to a recent report.
According to a report from the Daily Caller News Foundation, the film “Voices from the Frontline: China’s War on Poverty” praises Chinese President Xi Jinping’s initiative to alleviate poverty in China.
“In the last forty years, China’s economic development has lifted more than 700 million people out of poverty,” the script for the film reads.
“To President Xi Jinping, ending poverty is his most important task.”
Media company CGTN is registered as a foreign agent with the Justice Department, but the film reportedly did not disclose its links to the Chinese