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Hong Kong Journalists' Association

HK journalists call on Beijing to curb mistreatment of city's reporters

The Hong Kong Journalists' Association has called on the central government's liaison office to curb cases of assault and intimidation by regional authorities on reporters from the city working on the mainland.

Monday, 24 September, 2012, 5:28pm 1 comment

Journalists' group calls on China to curb 'intimidation'

The Hong Kong Journalists’ Association has called on the central government’s liaison office to step in to curb cases of assault and intimidation by regional authorities on reporters from the city working on the mainland.

The demand was laid out in a letter submitted by a dozen representatives of the local media to the liaison office’s headquarters in Sheung Wan on Sunday.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Journalist unions demand apology

The International Federation of Journalists and the Hong Kong Journalists' Association have demanded an apology after police confiscated Ming Pao reporter Chen Yang's camera in Beijing on Friday. Chen had been taking photos of investors protesting over the alleged embezzlement of 170 million yuan (HK$194.1 million) by China Commodity Spot Exchange president Guo Yuanfeng.

16 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Journalists' group says ban flouts rules

The Hong Kong Journalists' Association said yesterday that the mainland authorities' decision to ban reporters from covering the riots in Tibet was unacceptable.

18 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Press gag

Hong Kong's press freedom has diminished in the past decade, according to the Hong Kong Journalists' Association. Do you agree with this assessment and if so, what can be done to counter it? Write to us.

10 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Expand your vocabulary

Do you know the difference between 'subtle' and 'subtlety'?

subtle (adj) - not obvious; delicate and complex

If you are subtle, you don't do the obvious but takes a more discreet route. Something that is subtle is not easy to notice unless you pay careful attention.

subtlety (n) - the quality or state of being subtle

8 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Media code 'curbs rights'

A draft broadcasting code of conduct has been attacked as a restriction on free speech.

The Hong Kong Journalists' Association said the code was an attempt to give officials unnecessary powers and would curb media freedom.

20 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Journalists slam draft broadcasting code

Updated at 4.21pm: The Hong Kong Journalists' Association (HKJA) said on Thursday that a new draft broadcasting code of conduct reflected civil servants' unacceptable lust for power.

It rejected the new provisions on conflict of interest and personal opinion, and said that checks should be introduced for appointments to the Broadcasting Authority.

19 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Reporters invited to discuss press ties

Journalists are being invited to a meeting on Friday to discuss media arrangements during foreign tours by mainland leaders.

The invitation from the Foreign Ministry Commission comes after last week's row over the scolding of a TVB reporter by Chinese Embassy First Secretary Su Xu in Paris.

15 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Information access code branded failure

The Government's Code on Access to Information was a failure with the Home Affairs Bureau attempting to disrupt a test on the rules, the Hong Kong Journalists' Association said yesterday.

9 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Group considers taking up battle against censorship

The Joint Operation for the Release of Xi Yang will consider turning itself into a broad-based press freedom pressure group following the successful release of the journalist.

Spokesman Phyllis Luk Fung-ping said the core members of the group would meet probably after Lunar New Year to discuss whether it was feasible to create such a group, the first in Hong Kong.

27 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Dickson pledge to help journalists

Tycoon Dickson Poon intends to donate any money he wins from a libel case against a magazine to the Hong Kong Journalists' Association to help young reporters. In a statement last night, Mr Poon quashed rumours that he had settled his lawsuit against Sudden Weekly.

6 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Journalists' plea

CHINA was yesterday urged by the Hong Kong Journalists' Association to let the Special Administrative Region government deal with the Bill of Rights.

The association warned that the image of Hong Kong would be jeopardised if laws amended because of the bill were reinstated.

31 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

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