Clash of civilizations at Hong Kong newspaper – Patrick Smith

From the International Herald Tribune:

“We have many challenges,” the editor in chief of the wrote to his staff in an internal memo that was leaked over the weekend, “but our problems are minor compared with those that many newspapers face.”

Challenges, yes – what newspaper nowadays does not have its share? But minor problems? That is not how it looks to many Post watchers here at the moment, not with the newsroom of Hong Kong’s premier English-language daily in open revolt against Mark Clifford, the American who took the editor’s chair just seven months ago. [Full text]

– See also a Danwei post on this topic.

November 21, 2006, 11:03 AM
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