by Kelen McBreen

Time, the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and Foreign Policy magazine all currently on the payroll

China Daily, a Chinese state-run media outlet, is currently paying multiple U.S. news agencies millions of dollars to publish Chicom propaganda.

According to Justice Department documentsTime magazine, the Los Angeles TimesChicago Tribune, and Foreign Policy magazine are all currently receiving money from the Chinese outlet.

For example, as part of a $700,000 advertising campaign paid for by China DailyTime published 75 online articles from the outlet in the past year.

The lucrative deal resulted in Time posting content promoting a Chinese drone maker that provided products to surveil Uyghurs being held captive, an article promoting China’s five-year plan, and several other pro-China pieces.

However, unlike The Wall Street Journal who once took money from China DailyTime magazine failed to disclose the fact that the outlet is funded by the Chinese government.

In the past six months, China Daily increased its advertising spending by over one million dollars.

Time magazine received $700,000 for advertising, the Los Angeles Times was paid $272,000, Foreign Policy and Financial Times received $291,000 and $371,577, respectively and Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail raked in $329,898.

With China paying American media outlets so much money, it’s not surprising many of them chose to toe the line when it was reported COVID-19 could have been leaked from a Wuhan biolab.

Now, facts have emerged forcing mainstream media to admit the likely scenario that the lab was in fact responsible for the release of the virus.

Time magazine chose to sign the deal with China Daily after The Journal, the New York Times, and the Washington Post all ended their partnerships with the state-run outlet last year.

The Times even admitted they ended the partnership after concerns about publishing Chinese propaganda.

See the full Department of Justice documents connecting the Chinese-run outlet to the American media organizations below.

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