A screengrab from CGTN coverage of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong last year. Photo: CGTN A screengrab from CGTN coverage of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong last year. Photo: CGTN
A screengrab from CGTN coverage of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong last year. Photo: CGTN

British broadcast watchdog to punish CGTN for biased coverage of Hong Kong protests

  • Reports ‘did not give due weight to a wide range of voices on this matter of major political controversy’, regulator says
  • Star China Media, which holds the British licence for the Chinese state network, claims protesters didn’t want to talk to Chinese or Mandarin-language channels

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
A screengrab from CGTN coverage of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong last year. Photo: CGTN A screengrab from CGTN coverage of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong last year. Photo: CGTN
A screengrab from CGTN coverage of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong last year. Photo: CGTN
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