My Take by Alex Lo
In Hong Kong, reality is either ‘yellow’ or ‘blue’
- Such perceptual distortions happen in every polarised society as new overseas research shows the deeper the division, the more sharply people’s perceptions bifurcate; and sharing common ground becomes increasingly unlikely
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.