Journalist Deaths Down Globally

On Dec. 19, Larry Que, the publisher of Catanduanes News Now, became the fourth journalist to die in the Philippines in 2016 when he was shot in the head by a lone gunman as he was about to enter the building t... Read More...

China SOEs Snap Up Overseas Chinese Media

Chinese state-owned enterprises are extending their tentacles ever deeper into the overseas Chinese media, including in Hong Kong. In a move that should be a worry in Malaysia as well as in Hong Kong, the Malaysian timber barons who control Hong Kong-and-Ma... Read More...

Chinese Officials Kidnap Another HK Publisher

Hong Kong’s autonomy has taken another dive with a major threat to free speech. The territory’s citizens now find themselves subject to kidnap by official thugs from the mainland under mysterious circumstances.... Read More...

Embattled Cartoonist Zunar Wins Freedom Award

Zulkifli Anwar Ulhaque, better known as Zunar, the irrepressible cartoonist for the Malaysian news website Malaysiakini, is due to go on trial this month, facing nine counts of sedition and a potential 43 years in prison basically for lampooning the suave Prim... Read More...