South China Morning Post

Reporter Resigns After Censoring SCMP Post

Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post’s (SCMP) interview with Alibaba CEO Jack Ma last week caused an uproar: according to the interview, Ma compared difficult leadership choices he has made to Deng Xiaoping’s...

Writer’s Family Fights Looted Manuscript Sale

The grandson of writer and translator Zhou Zuoren (1885-1967) is fighting to stop the auction of an one of his manuscripts in Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post. The document is expected to fetch upwards of...

Al Jazeera Expulsion Still Unexplained

A Foreign Ministry spokesman’s non-answers about the expulsion of Al Jazeera English correspondent Melissa Chan this week have prompted widespread mockery. When the official transcript of the press conference appeared, it...

Chinese Muckraker Caixin Expands Its Mandate

As China’s official media attempts to expand overseas, independent news organisation Caixin is taking similar steps into the international market. From The Wall Street Journal: Hu Shuli, a prominent Chinese editor who...

Liang Wendao: Reporters Vs. Policemen

Liang Wendao, a well-known host of Phoenix TV, a Chinese broadcasting company based in Hong Kong, commented on the recent clash between members of the press and police during Olympics ticket sales on his blog. Translated by...

Hong Kong Newspaper Takes Gamble on Free Distribution – Donald Greenlees

The story reminds us of an old question: will newspapers die one day? From the International Herald Tribune: In an age of proliferating free news on the Internet, The Standard, a 58-year-old English-language daily newspaper, took a gamble Monday that underscores the challenges facing print publications everywhere. It joined the growing ranks of the free […]

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