The New York Times is working with Chinese authorities to resolve a diplomatic impasse that prevented the newspaper from bringing new correspondents into the country.
Chinese officials have recently allowed two journalists with The New York Times to take assignments in Beijing, a move that stands in contrast to the country’s earlier forbidding stance regarding the flow of correspondents in and out of the country.
Reporter Chris Buckley, who left the country in 2012 before producing a series of scoops for The Times, will resume reporting from China’s capital. Javier Hernandez, a foreign reporter, has also been credentialed to enter the country, according to a memo from The New York Times.
The moves are a departure from the normally chilly relationship between the foreign press and Chinese officials, which previously denied travel visas to journalists from The New York Times and Bloomberg. Read more