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3Novices:Influx of ‘red capital’ raises fears for editorial independence in Hong Kong media

The restructuring of cash-strapped pay TV firm i-Cable Communications underlines the growing mainland Chinese presence in Hong Kong’s media sector.
While mainland investors are forbidden from holding a controlling interest in television stations under the communications regulatory regime, academics argue that the involvement of “red capital” will inevitably affect editorial decisions in local media – with or without political intention.
i-Cable down 21pc despite white…
April 21, 2017 at 06:12PM http://ift.tt/2pZ9g8O
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