How China Is Reshaping the Coronavirus Narrative | NYT News

How China Is Reshaping the Coronavirus Narrative | NYT News

[NON-ENGLISH SPEECH] The Chinese government has one of the most extensive propaganda networks in the world inside the country, but it also aggressively works to influence how it’s perceived outside its borders. “Good morning, President Xi!” China has invested billions into bolstering its image abroad. …

China Is Censoring Coronavirus Stories. These Citizens Are Fighting Back. | NYT News

China Is Censoring Coronavirus Stories. These Citizens Are Fighting Back. | NYT News

Voices like these from Chinese citizens are very rare. People who are willing to speak out about the government’s attempts to control news about the deadly coronavirus. They asked to remain anonymous, because what they’re doing could put them and their families at great risk. …

We Tracked Iran’s Covert Military Unit on Social Media, Here’s What We Found | Visual Investigations

We Tracked Iran’s Covert Military Unit on Social Media, Here’s What We Found | Visual Investigations

Before he was killed in a U.S. drone strike, Iranian general Qassim Suleimani was showing up everywhere — in Aleppo, Baghdad, Beirut, with Iran’s leader, with Iraq’s former prime minister. It wasn’t always this way. For years, Suleimani was an under-the-radar operator in the Middle …

Kobe Bryant’s Last Flight: What We Know About His Helicopter’s Route | Visual Investigations

Kobe Bryant’s Last Flight: What We Know About His Helicopter’s Route | Visual Investigations

This is the flight path of the helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others, which crashed near Los Angeles. It’s a common route, spanning an area well-traveled by aircraft every day. So we wanted to understand how, despite this, such an accident could occur. Using …

How Residents in Wuhan Are Coping With Coronavirus | NYT News

How Residents in Wuhan Are Coping With Coronavirus | NYT News

This is Wuhan, the city that officials say is the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak. We reached residents inside Wuhan, who have been cut off from the outside world for days, to find out how they are coping. They’re wearing masks to conceal part of …

Iran Shot Down a Ukrainian Passenger Plane. Here’s How it Happened. | Visual Investigations

Iran Shot Down a Ukrainian Passenger Plane. Here’s How it Happened. | Visual Investigations

We first learned that it was a missile that took down a Ukrainian airliner over Iran because of this video showing the moment of impact. All 176 people on board were killed. To find out what happened to Flight 752 after it left Tehran airport …

The Fifth 2019 Democratic Debate: Key Moments | NYT News

The Fifth 2019 Democratic Debate: Key Moments | NYT News

“No time to waste — let’s get right to it.” “First of all, we have a criminal living in the White House.” “The president felt free to break the law again and again and again. And that’s what’s happened with Ukraine.” “By the way, I …

Key Moments From the Trump Impeachment Hearing, Day 1 | NYT News

Key Moments From the Trump Impeachment Hearing, Day 1 | NYT News

”If we find that the president of the United States abused his power and invited foreign interference in our elections, or if he sought to condition, coerce extort or bribe an ally, if this is not impeachable conduct, what is?” “Ambassador Taylor and Mr. Kent, …

Meet the Hong Kong Families Caught Between the Police and the Protests | The Dispatch

Meet the Hong Kong Families Caught Between the Police and the Protests | The Dispatch

This is Sunny. She organized this rally on behalf of police relatives. More than three months of unrest have transformed the city. These Hong Kongers say they’re defending their freedoms from China. Confronting them are also Hong Kongers in uniform. Clashes mark almost every demonstration, …

How Sisi’s Strongman Playbook Silenced Egyptian Protesters | NYT News

How Sisi’s Strongman Playbook Silenced Egyptian Protesters | NYT News

[protesters chanting] In September, Egyptians did something that no one really saw coming: They defied Egypt’s strongman, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, by going out in public and calling on him to step down. But the bold outburst was short-lived. [shooting] Police hit back with tear …