NBC and MSNBC to Air Series of Reports on U.S. - China Relationship
NEW YORK – NBC News and MSNBC will air a series of reports all this week on the relationship between the United States and China, including the military, economic and social rivalries. Behind the Wall airs across TODAY, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, MSNBC, NBCNews.com and NBC News NOW.
On Thursday, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt will sit down with NBC News correspondent Jacob Ward to discuss the intersection of big tech and China’s censorship rules. Schmidt will also reveal the ethical dilemmas he faced as the head of Google. The interview will air on MSNBC and NBC News NOW, with a preview airing that morning on TODAY.
Additionally, NBC News correspondent Janis Mackey Frayer will report from Beijing throughout the week. On Friday’s NBC Nightly News, she will report on why the Chinese government is cracking down on its tech universe, including sweeping new controls on everything from online touring to internet fan clubs.