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Part of fire damaged Mandarin Oriental hotel building is seen in Beijing's central business district, China, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009

Open quoteIn this case of breaking news, the official media has been defeated by the citizen media.Close quote

  • popular Chinese blogger, on how CCTV, China's national television network, was late covering the news story it created when the company set fire to several Beijing buildings after launching an errant firework
Photo: Alex Wong / Color China Photo / SIPA | Source: International Herald Tribune