Four Chinese Journalists Were Just Suspended Over a Major Typo Involving China’s President

Lianna Brinded | Business Insider

Four Chinese journalists were suspended after the state-owned news agency they worked at made a major typo in one of its stories regarding the president of China.


To make matters worse, a number of news outlets copied the agency’s story and the mistake within it.


China’s state-owned China News Service printed a story with a quote from China’s commander-in-chief in South Africa that mixed up the word “speech,” which is “zhi ci” in Mandarin, with “ci zhi,” which means “resignation.”

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