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Journalism

Greenwald's passionate opinions become part of story

Edward Snowden brought his information to Glenn Greenwald of The Guardian instead of to The Washington Post, with which he had briefly corresponded. The case illustrates the passion an opinion-driven journalist can bring to a breaking news story; at the same time it raises questions about fairness.

Sunday, 16 June, 2013, 8:59am

Al-Jazeera US channel faces resistance but could benefit journalistic brand

Can Al-Jazeera win hearts and minds in America? The pan-Arab news giant is laying the groundwork for the launch of Al-Jazeera America after buying struggling US cable channel Current TV. It is likely to face an uphill battle for viewers but could solidify its journalistic brand, analysts say.

20 May 2013 - 6:44am

Bloomberg privacy breaches raise red flags: experts

Bloomberg’s privacy breach scandal has angered clients, and prompted regulators and central bankers to demand an explanation, and privacy experts say the scandal poses some disturbing questions.

15 May 2013 - 10:42am 1 comment

China joins central banks' call for Bloomberg answers

China's central bank and foreign exchange regulator have joined the world's major monetary authorities in demanding answers from Bloomberg about access journalists at the global financial information provider may have to confidential data.

15 May 2013 - 8:08am 2 comments

Asset managers shocked at Bloomberg journalists monitoring clients' logins

Bloomberg's "mistake" of allowing its journalists to monitor clients' login activity on its trading information terminals has raised concerns in the financial world. In Hong Kong, asset managers were aghast at the prospect of their investment record and personal information spilling outside their Bloomberg systems.

14 May 2013 - 4:24am

Bloomberg blocks journalists from client data and admits to 'mistake' on privacy

Bloomberg has barred its journalists from monitoring clients' login activity on its trading information terminals. The financial data and news provider's chief executive Daniel Doctoroff said a "mistake" in its news gathering policies had been corrected.

13 May 2013 - 3:32pm

Hong Kong ranks 72nd in US report on press freedom

Growing government restrictions on journalists' access to information have contributed to the decline of Hong Kong's free press, says a United States report on press freedom.

3 May 2013 - 5:40am 1 comment

Two men admit assaulting South China Morning Post photographer

In Fanling Court yesterday, Cheng Shing-wing and Li Hak pleaded guilty to one count each of common assault, but they denied they were parallel-goods traders. Magistrate Wong Sze-lai postponed sentencing to May 14. The two were released on bail.

1 May 2013 - 5:47am

Taxiing towards less controlled media

Bad Chinese emperors spent their time indulging themselves in palaces while neglecting state affairs. Good emperors lost sleep as they tirelessly administered the state and worried about the welfare of their subjects. Some famously travelled incognito to see for themselves how their people really lived and what hardships they suffered.

22 Apr 2013 - 1:58am 2 comments

Growing mistrust will result from 'no comments' or denials

While some scholars praise China for being a more open society, the business world in China is apparently the other way round. Doing business in China is becoming more important than ever amid an economic slowdown in the West in recent years, and it's also getting less transparent.

8 Apr 2013 - 8:56am

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