Hong Kong: Undermining of public media, independent journalism continues

The fallout from the closure of pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily and further restrictions on public broadcaster RTHK have left independent media in Hong Kong facing a bleak future.

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Hong Kong: National security law takes its toll

With the deployment of the national security law, the standoff between independent journalism and Hong Kong authorities reaches boiling point.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Crisis for RTHK’s independence

Sweeping changes to Hong Kong’s electoral system signal a slow death for democracy – and independent media.


New talk show effectively transforms RTHK into a mouthpiece of the state

The Public Media Alliance condemns the use of Hong Kong’s public broadcaster as a government mouthpiece as it faces yet another challenge to its diminishing independence.

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Crisis facing independent journalism in Hong Kong escalates

Troubling times ahead for Hong Kong's independent media and public broadcaster as oppression of independent media continues to escalate.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Stifling of independent and public media continues

There are troubling times ahead for independent media in Hong Kong, with intensifying pressure from mainland China.

RTHK night

RTHK producer on trial amid wider concerns for public broadcaster

An RTHK producer has gone on trial for accessing car ownership details on official databases as part of a report on police misconduct. Her trial is yet another blow for media freedom in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong RTHK

Hong Kong: Dark month at RTHK suggests a grim future for the public broadcaster

The situation facing public broadcaster and PMA member RTHK in Hong Kong is deteriorating rapidly.

Global Task Force

Erklärung der ‘Global Task Force for Public Media’ zum Verbot von ‚BBC World News‘ in China

Die ‚Global Task Force for Public Media‘ ist zutiefst beunruhigt über die Entscheidung der Regierung der Volksrepublik China, den Empfang von ‚BBC World News‘ in China zu sperren.

Global Task Force

Statement by the Global Task Force for public media on ban of BBC World News in China

The Global Task Force for public media is deeply concerned by the decision of the government of the People's Republic of China to ban BBC World News from broadcasting in the country.