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Now TV reporter attacked by CY Leung supporter

Now TV reporter attacked

Two journalists were surrounded and attacked at the starting point of yesterday's pro-government march in Victoria Park, Now TV's news channel reported. It was just one incident in which the crowd targeted the media.

Monday, 31 December, 2012, 7:04am 1 comment

Newspaper flood report upsets city officials

A leading newspaper that ran an investigative report on Beijing's recent deadly floods has been accused by the city's authorities of 'violating press regulations' and now faces the risk of its operations being suspended.

The city's cultural enforcement agency yesterday raided the Economic Observer's headquarters and removed its sign outside the office.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

'We've been travelling home from midnight till dawn'

Some Hongkongers get annoyed waiting more than a couple of minutes for a train. So imagine having to wait all night.

That was the scene overnight Monday for hundreds of commuters - including this reporter - trying to get home from Kowloon Tong Station in the middle of a storm that was upgraded to a severe typhoon.

25 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Mainland activists go missing after march

Two mainland activists who joined Sunday's protest march in the city disappeared after returning home, the group that organised their visit says.

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

About-face on tree plan a win for civil rights

An apology by Qingdao's landscaping and forestry bureau over its handling of a controversial tree-planting project is being seen as a victory for the civil rights movement on the mainland.

It came in response to a reporter's questions about the project, which was reportedly going to cost taxpayers four billion yuan (HK$4.9 billion) this year.

22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Time to ring in the new

Susan Ramsay, Editor

Oh, erm, that book. My resolution was to write that book. Let's just say it's still what we in the industry call a wip, or a 'Work in progress', and it's sort of morphed into a sort of play, movie type thing.

1 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Villagers made world's press feel welcome

Wukan villagers have demonstrated their organisational ability, solidarity and hospitality by hosting dozens of journalists from all over the world during the past few weeks.

22 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Death crash school bus 'overloaded with 87 pupils'

The 52-seat school bus that overturned into an icy ditch last week, killing 15 children in Jiangsu province, was overloaded with 87 passengers - more than double the official figure - according to an investigative journalist.

19 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Hitting the right note in 2011

Best Album - I'm With You by original funk rockers Red Hot Chili Peppers. I've literally had it on an infinite loop for months now. Many feel it's barely up to par with their earlier albums. For me, that's what makes the whole thing so scary - the infinite loop part, not the music.

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Undercover reporter exposes seller of private data in Shenzhen

Shenzhen police have detained a woman accused of possessing and selling the private information of millions of people, including newborn babies, millionaires and car owners. The news raised fears about how the information was leaked.

24 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Baby data racket leads to arrest in Shenzhen

Shenzhen police have detained a woman accused of possessing and selling the private information of millions of people, including newborn babies, millionaires and car owners. The news raised fears about how the information was leaked.

24 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Writer harassed over sex-slave story

The reporter who broke the story about a sex-slave scandal in Henan said he was subjected to brutal questioning by unidentified local officials trying to discover the source of the news and was also threatened, with the officials accusing him of 'infringing state secrets'.

24 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Reporter to sue police for protest march detention

An intern journalist is preparing to file a civil lawsuit against Police Commissioner Andy Tsang Wai-hung for alleged unlawful detention during the July 1 protest march, amid mounting accusations that police are suppressing press freedom.

9 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Media firm fined over copied news

The company running Apple Daily's website admitted failing to supervise its staff as it was fined HK$40,000 for copying articles from the internet.

Imposing the penalty on Next Media Interactive, Magistrate Gary Lam Kar-yan criticised two reporters who copied news articles from another media organisation for taking short cuts.

5 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Fears over web bid

The owner of the online radio station Hong Kong Reporter, Shiu Yeuk-yuen, has offered HK$10 million to buy one of the city's most popular internet forums, hkgolden.com. However, internet users are worried that Hong Kong Reporter, which has close ties with radical political group People Power, will censor opinions posted on the website.

21 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

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