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Firing of Top Hong Kong Editor After Panama Report Rattles City’s Media

Staff at Hong Kong's Ming Pao newspaper stick protest slogans to the walls

Staff at Hong Kong’s Ming Pao newspaper stick protest slogans to the walls after the sacking of a senior editor, April 20, 2016. Photo courtesy of the Ming Pao staff association.

The sudden sacking of a senior editor at Hong Kong’s Ming Pao newspaper after the paper ran a front-page expose of local figures based on the Panama Papers sent shockwaves through the city’s media industry on Wednesday. Continue reading

Hong Kong Editor, Attacked Last Year, Expresses Hope for Future of News Media

By CHRIS BUCKLEY and ALAN WONG JANUARY 23, 2015 7:01 AM January 23, 2015 7:01 am

23sino-hongkong-tmagArticleKevin Lau Chun-to in January 2014, after his dismissal as editor of the Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao.Credit Associated Press

Since the newspaper editor Kevin Lau Chun-to was attacked with a cleaver last year and left bleeding on a Hong Kong street, he has embodied fears that the city’s long Continue reading

IFJ condemns Ming Pao senior manager for violating editorial independence


Media Release: Hong Kong                                                                                                                        

July 3, 2014

IFJ condemns Ming Pao senior manager for violating editorial independence


The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA), and the Ming Pao Union in condemning a senior executive of Ming Pao newspaper for deleting, without consultation, key words from headlines about the July 1 rally for democracy.
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