Freedom of Expression On Cliff's Edge

It is about the public’s scorn over the sudden termination of two popular columns in the Hong Kong Economic Journal written by a virtuoso commentator 陳雲 (Chan Wan), who is known for his caustic commentaries on social, cultural and political issues. In the same light, there has also been a public uproar about the proposed ending of a satirical RTHK TV talk show called “頭條新聞” (“Headline News”) hosted by veteran critic 吳志森 (Ng Chi Sum). Both events smack of an ever narrowing space for freedom of speech, even before Article 23 is back on the table.

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