China is using the Covid-19 pandemic as “yet another way to control journalists”, a press group said on Monday, warning that Beijing had introduced extra surveillance and restrictions for health reasons as tools to frustrate reporters’ work.Although the country has largely brought the coronavirus outbreak under control since it emerged in late 2019, Beijing has raced to promote an official narrative centred on its efficient measures and stamped out criticism about its early handling of the…



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