Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian

LinkedIn

LinkedIn hid summary section of Axios journalist who covers issues related to China: LinkedIn notified Axios China reporter Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian that the summary or about section of her LinkedIn page would not be accessible in China. According to screenshots, the platform allegedly sent her an email saying that "due to the presence of prohibited content located in the Summary section of [her] LinkedIn profile, [her] profile and [her] public activity, such as [her] comments and items [she] share[s] with [her] network, will not be made viewable in China." It is unclear exactly what content in her Summary/About section caused the restriction, but in her summary section she said that she "served as the lead reporter for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists' China Cables project, a major leak of classified Chinese government documents revealing the inner workings of mass internment camps in Xinjiang." She also noted that she investigated Eric Swalwell's relationship with a Chinese intelligence operative and Zoom's suspension of "the accounts of U.S.-based activists after they held events commemorating Tiananmen." The latter publication allegedly led to "a criminal complaint against a Zoom employee who was allegedly working with China's intelligence services."