Two WSJ reporters have left China
Two Wall Street Journal reporters left China on Monday after being expelled over a controversial headline in an op-ed that angered Beijing, reports Agence France-Presse.
AFP reports, “An AFP reporter saw Chin and Wen, wearing face masks, check in for their flight at Beijing’s main international airport and then pass through security.
“Deng, the third journalist affected, had been reporting from Wuhan — the epicentre of the virus outbreak which has killed more than 2,500 people.
“The Journal confirmed to AFP that she was still in the quarantined city.
“The newspaper’s publisher said the outlet was ‘deeply disappointed’ with China’s decision and that none of the journalists being expelled had ‘any involvement’ with the opinion piece in question.”
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