Chinese authorities on Thursday blacked out a six-minute report by CNN International's Hala Gorani about the New York Times's allegations that China had hacked into its bureau in Shanghai and Beijing. The Times said on Wednesday that the hacking coincided with its reports that relatives of Prime Minister Wen Jiabao had earned billions of dollars through various business dealings. Chinese defense officials called the hacking allegations baseless. On Thursday the Wall Street Journal said that hackers had broken into its computer network at its Beijing bureau.
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