KFC has been struggling in China since state media reported that the company's chicken suppliers were using antibiotics improperly, a claim KFC's parent company denies. The incident highlights Western firms' vulnerability to media attacks in China, analysts say. State-owned media outlets "know that they can't go after local companies ... so it's open fire against foreign companies," said James McGregor of public affairs firm APCO Worldwide.
Chinese media launch attacks on Western firms
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