Pro-government supporters create a “Lennon Wall” outside the RTHK building in Kowloon Tong on August 2019, protesting against the public broadcaster’s “biased reporting” during the anti-government protests. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Pro-government supporters create a “Lennon Wall” outside the RTHK building in Kowloon Tong on August 2019, protesting against the public broadcaster’s “biased reporting” during the anti-government protests. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Pro-government supporters create a “Lennon Wall” outside the RTHK building in Kowloon Tong on August 2019, protesting against the public broadcaster’s “biased reporting” during the anti-government protests. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Hong Kong’s public broadcaster RTHK seems to have forgotten its mandate in favour of courting controversy

  • In the post-truth era, public broadcasters must hold themselves up to high standards of neutrality and focus on reporting the facts. Instead, RTHK has found itself embroiled in one controversy after another

Pro-government supporters create a “Lennon Wall” outside the RTHK building in Kowloon Tong on August 2019, protesting against the public broadcaster’s “biased reporting” during the anti-government protests. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Pro-government supporters create a “Lennon Wall” outside the RTHK building in Kowloon Tong on August 2019, protesting against the public broadcaster’s “biased reporting” during the anti-government protests. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Pro-government supporters create a “Lennon Wall” outside the RTHK building in Kowloon Tong on August 2019, protesting against the public broadcaster’s “biased reporting” during the anti-government protests. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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