Jeremy Goldkorn of Danwei points us to this video now circulating widely on the Chinese interwebs. In the clip, a CCTV News anchor speaks with Tong Ye, the channel’s New York correspondent who has just stepped out of a press conference on the recent Times Square car bomb. Here’s the dialogue as translated by Danwei:
Anchor: The press conference has just ended, we’re going live to our correspondent in New York, Tong Ye.
Tong Ye, please tell us what information was released at the press conference.
CCTV journalist: The press conference has just ended. It was…
Background: voice of New York City cop, rising in volume.
New York City cop: I asked you a question, I want an answer! What are you doing over here?
CCTV journalist: Ah ah ah, I’m a journalist.
New York City cop: No! Don’t. Listen, answer my question, hang up the phone, what are you doing over here?
CCTV journalist: Ah ah, I’m a journalist.
New York City cop: No! What are you doing over here? Do you need someone to speak your language? What are you doing over here?
CCTV Correspondent: Ah, ah, ah
Anchor: It seems Tong Ye has met with an unexpected situation at the scene….