ESPN Draws Heat For Displaying Disputed Map Of China
By John Ourand
Sports Business Daily
Oct. 10, 2019
In its reporting on the NBA-China dispute, ESPN mistakenly used a disputed map of the country that has led some critics to accuse it of kowtowing to the Chinese government. During a Wednesday morning “SportsCenter,” ESPN used a map that indicated China owned Taiwan and disputed areas in the South China Sea.
If this is real, this would be a major blunder. I’ve literally never seen that map outside of China.
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