Chinese State-Run News Agency Xinhua Registers as Foreign Agent in US

A visitor walks past a 5G display at the India Mobile Congress 2018 in New Delhi on Oct. 25, 2018. (CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images)
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Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua has registered as a foreign agent under U.S. law, more than two years after the Justice Department (DOJ) reportedly ordered it to do so. Xinhua’s U.S. division was registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) on May 5, according (pdf) to the department’s online FARA database. This makes Xinhua the third Chinese state-run media organization to register as a foreign agent, after CGTN, the
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