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03-03-2014 22:24 BJT Special Report: 2014 NPC & CPPCC Sessions |

With the world turning its attention to Beijing, over three thousand journalists from domestic and international news outlets have gathered in the capital. This year, new technology is making coverage of the two sessions faster and easier.

The press center of the NPC session has created a public account on the popular social media mobile app, WeChat. Journalists can now scan the account’s QR code to receive official news releases and information about the session.

Meanwhile, other gadgets, such as attachable lenses for mobile phones, tablets, and wearable devices, are also helping reporters shed their heavy equipment and share the latest updates in a more timely way.

Editor:James |Source: CCTV.com

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