Police officers stand guard outside the headquarters of Apple Daily and Next Media. Photo: Reuters
Police officers stand guard outside the headquarters of Apple Daily and Next Media. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong police scheme to give only ‘trusted media’ access to cordoned off areas draws press backlash

  • Police chief declines to say whether force has a list of mistrusted outlets
  • Journalists from local outfit as well as foreign wire services among those barred from attending briefing at Apple Daily offices on Monday

Police officers stand guard outside the headquarters of Apple Daily and Next Media. Photo: Reuters
Police officers stand guard outside the headquarters of Apple Daily and Next Media. Photo: Reuters
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