Press Freedom in Hong Kong

Is self-censorship in the Hong Kong press more common today than seven years ago? If you think so, then you join more than 70% of the city’s local reporters who say the same thing, according to a recent poll by the Hong Kong Journalists Association. Join the debate on Tuesday September 4th and share your thoughts! The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong and the Asia chapter of the Asian-American Journalists Association host an all-star panel of veteran journalists to discuss the future of this city’s press freedoms fifteen years after its return to China.

Panelists:

  • Albert Cheng Founder, President, Editor in Chief, Digital Broadcasting Corporation
  • Claudia Mo Freelance journalist and university lecturer
  • Allen Cheng Institutional Investor’s Asia Bureau Chief and Managing Director for the magazine division in Asia, Editor in Chief of IIChina.com
  • Mak Yin Ting Hong Kong correspondent for Radio France International & Chairperson, Hong Kong Journalists’ Association
  • Paul Mooney Veteran Asia and China-based freelance journalist since 1994 (joining by Skype)

Moderated by AAJA-Asia member, FCC Board Correspondent Governor
Angie Lau of Bloomberg television

  • When: September 4, 2012 6:30 – 8:30pm (Panel Discussion + Networking)
  • Where: Foreign Correspondents’ Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central
  • Cost: HK$60 for FCC members and students, HK$75 for AAJA members and friends (includes one drink and canapés will be served.)

Please RSVP to FCC by email: concierge@fcchk.org or call the reception at 2521 1511
Confirmation will be sent to you once FCC received the payment.