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U.S. & Chinese State-Run Media Channels Go At Each Other in a Seemingly Fruitless Effort to Sway African Public Opinion

With relations between the United States and China rapidly deteriorating, each country’s state-run propaganda outlets are ramping up cynical coverage of the other in an apparent attempt to sway international public opinion against their respective rivals.

Two reports published this week, one from each side, highlight the narratives used to attack the other, often with regions like Africa used as a backdrop.

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