My Take by Alex Lo
Using fake news to defame Hong Kong’s police
- Some key opinion leaders have helped spread rumours in a bid to boost the protest movement, with a murder that never was and a sexual assault that never happened the latest two examples
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.