Atv News

Critics urge tougher stance on ATV

Legislators and journalists yesterday called on the Broadcasting Authority to suspend ATV's licence if senior executives are found interfering in the station's news department again.

Tuesday, 6 December, 2011, 12:00am

'Nothing can stop' reforms at ATV

High-profile Asia Television investor Wong Ching has pledged to tighten his grip over the media company despite concerns he had interfered in newsroom operations.

12 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

ATV journalists told to 'tune down' report

ATV journalists yesterday ignored an instruction from their newly appointed news chief to play down a Democratic Party protest over the broadcaster's editorial independence in the aftermath of the station's wrong report on the death of former president Jiang Zemin.

8 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

More ATV staff may quit as morale slumps

More ATV journalists may quit after the resignation of news chief Leung Ka-wing on Monday over the erroneous reporting of former president Jiang Zemin's 'death'.

A person close to the ATV newsroom said the impending departures include Yonden Lhatoo, editor-in-chief of the broadcaster's English News and Public Affairs.

7 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Democracy can mar governance: Tsang

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has maintained that democracy could damage good governance in some extreme cases.

In an interview with ATV Newsline shown last night, Mr Tsang said democracy and good governance were not mutually exclusive. But he had seen examples of democracy developed at the expense of good governance at the 'extreme level'.

15 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

ATV News

TWO senior ATV employees resigned yesterday in apparent protest at the appointment of a new deputy chief executive.

Garmen Chan Ka-yiu and Timothy Jim Sui-hing walked out after Clarence Chang Ching-po was brought in as the new head of news and current affairs.

18 May 1994 - 12:00am

Surging graft sparks larger ICAC panel

SURGING reports of private-sector corruption have sparked the expansion of the operational watchdog of the ICAC, with two new members appointed yesterday to increase its range of business acumen.

8 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Throwing out yesterday's news

YOU will not find ATV's chief controller of News and Public Affairs, Mr Timothy Jim, sitting back in his executive chair enjoying the view from the top, but you will find him riding the MTR, listening to radio phone-in programmes or running to a brainstorming session.

7 Feb 1993 - 12:00am