Update: HKJA releases 2014 report, “Press Freedom under Siege”

Jul 7, 2014

by Doreen Weisenhaus with contributions by Rick Glofcheski and Yan Mei Ning (Expanded Second Edition, Hong Kong University Press 2014)


July 7, 2014 — The Hong Kong Journalists Association released its 2014 annual report, “Press Freedom Under Siege,” in which it detailed what it described as the “darkest” year for press freedom in decades that included violent attacks against journalists,¬†financial pressures and an increasing reliance by the government on anonymous sources.

The HKJA report found here.

“Hong Kong press freedom has suffered ‘darkest year in decades,’ say journalists,” The Guardian, 7 July 2014.

Darkest days for press freedom in Hong Kong,” IFEX, 7 July 2014.