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Xi visits three State media organizations in Beijing

Updated: 2016-02-19 14:45

President Xi Jinping visited three Beijing-based State news organizations on Friday morning.

At the command center of China Central Television, his last stop, Xi talked with staff at CCTV North America branch through live video and learnt about the operation of the branch which was set up in 2012.

The North America branch produces five hours' program every day and 90 percent of the staff are local residents.

Also at CCTV's headquarters in Beijing, Xi visited the newsroom where the TV station's flagship evening news broadcast, known as Xin Wen Lian Bo in Chinese, is produced.

Earlier in the day, President Xi visited Xinhua News Agency and People's Daily newspaper.

In Xinhua's history exhibition room, Xi learnt the history of the news agency and looked at the telegraph transmitter used in the past, and the state-of-the-art equipment such as maritime satellite and drone used nowadays.

During the trip to People's Daily, Xi sent audio greeting message to Internet users through social media accounts of the newspaper.

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