Alibaba Buys HK’s SCMP to Counter ‘Western Bias’

Tycoon Robert Kuok’s strategic purchase of Hong Kong’s paper of record in 1993 from Rupert Murdoch, was hailed as a master-stroke of timely guangxi before the 1997 handover of the territory from the UK to China. Murdoch exited as he did not want the aggressi... Read More...
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South China Morning Post Turns to the Mainland

Hong Kong’s 110-year-old flagship English language paper, the South China Morning Post, is suffering another round of self-inflicted crisis. Editorial staffers despair of its confused policy direction on local and China news coverage. Disenchanted journalists ... Read More...
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China Leans on Hong Kong’s Press

Hong Kong has one of the world’s highest newspaper readership densities. Its freewheeling press has six free newspapers, five communist dailies, three general dailies, two financial papers, two religious journa... Read More...