A vendor arranges newspapers for distribution in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
A vendor arranges newspapers for distribution in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg

Media has duty to promote national security, combat ‘fake news’ and even help push Covid-19 vaccination drive, Hong Kong leader says

  • News industry exercises daily freedoms, including by criticising government, but also should consider responsibilities to public, Carrie Lam says
  • Newspapers for instance could help promote the expert-backed vaccination drive, she tells conference of Chinese Language Press Institute

Topic |   Press freedom in Hong Kong
A vendor arranges newspapers for distribution in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
A vendor arranges newspapers for distribution in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
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