My Take by Alex Lo
To film, or not to film ... that is today’s question
- When influential Taiwanese YouTuber Chen Chih-han was shot he insisted that his friends live-stream the aftermath on Facebook where he has more than 1.3 million followers. Nowadays, it’s no longer enough to live in the moment to make it real, you have to shoot it and put it online
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.