Members of the media surround the scene as police officers cordon off the area with orange tape as they check the ID cards of anti-government protesters during a lunch protest. Photo: Dickson Lee Members of the media surround the scene as police officers cordon off the area with orange tape as they check the ID cards of anti-government protesters during a lunch protest. Photo: Dickson Lee
Members of the media surround the scene as police officers cordon off the area with orange tape as they check the ID cards of anti-government protesters during a lunch protest. Photo: Dickson Lee
SCMP Editorial
Opinion

Opinion

Editorial by SCMP Editorial

Police cross line with rules on just what is legitimate reporting

  • Screening out of ‘fake journalists’ by Hong Kong force should not come at the expense of press freedom and those just doing their job in the digital era

Members of the media surround the scene as police officers cordon off the area with orange tape as they check the ID cards of anti-government protesters during a lunch protest. Photo: Dickson Lee Members of the media surround the scene as police officers cordon off the area with orange tape as they check the ID cards of anti-government protesters during a lunch protest. Photo: Dickson Lee
Members of the media surround the scene as police officers cordon off the area with orange tape as they check the ID cards of anti-government protesters during a lunch protest. Photo: Dickson Lee
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