The moves are the latest manifestation of the deteriorating state of U.S.-China relations that have fallen to their lowest level in decades.
The New York Times in its lead headline said, Biden's VP Pick is Kamala Harris, 1st Women of Color on Major Ticket.
Zhao said recent U.S. policies damage the reputation and image of Chinese media, impact their operations and “seriously interfere with the normal people-to-people exchanges between China and the U.S.”
Beijing ordered the expulsion of 13 journalists from the New York Times, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal earlier this month as part of a widening spat over media freedoms with the US.
Five Chinese media outlets, which last month were reclassified by the United States as foreign missions, have been allowed to employ a maximum 100 Chinese nationals down from the current 160.
New White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders the Trump administration is supportive of the Congressional move to impose tougher sanctions on Russia for meddling in the 2016 presidential polls.