29 February 2020 — Moon of Alabama
The New York Times abuses the coronavirus pandemic to push more of its anti-China propaganda:
The New York Times @nytimes – 10:40 UTC · Feb 28, 2020
The Chinese government silenced whistle-blowers, withheld information and played down the threat of the new coronavirus. Now the ruling Communist Party is trying to rehabilitate its image by rebranding itself as the leader in the fight against the virus.
China Spins Coronavirus Crisis, Hailing Itself as a Global Leader
The propaganda push suggests the Chinese government might be worried about the lasting damage of the outbreak.