Report: Chinese Authorities Set to Leave NYT New Hires Off Visa List

By: Richard Horgan | MediaBistro

According to William Wan, Beijing-based correspondent for the Washington Post, it’s mostly good news for those New York Times and Bloomberg reporters in China who were anxiously waiting for their work visas to be renewed. Although no reporter could go on-the-record with the Post, Wan was able to confirm the renewal of visas today, Thursday.

There is, however, one unfortunate catch. According to Wan,Times bureau chief Philip Pan and a fellow reporter – both newer hires – are still presently out of luck:


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