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(WATCH OUT! ) Beware of counterfeit crowdfunding website!

HKJA has discovered a counterfeit crowdfunding platform of our Journalists Protection Fund, which was launched on July 14. The platform is suspected of counterfeiting our name, content and pictures displayed on the crowdfunding platform. HKJA reserves the right to legal proceeding. Please note that the crowdfunding platform website of Hong

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Visa denial on spotlight at Geneva rights meeting

With the policy speech dominating the headlines, government officials may think the Victor Mallet saga is out of the window. They can’t be more wrong. The denial of working visa to the Financial Times journalist has done a devastating blow to Hong Kong’s international reputation as told by diplomats meeting

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Report of 2017-2018 Executive Committee of the HKJA

The business environment for the press and media remains difficult and challenging. Many journalists are facing the pressure of layoff and jobs being outsourced. In the general political environment, despite the change of leaders of the HKSAR government and the introduction of new policies for online-only media giving access to

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Report of 2016-2017 Executive Committee of the HKJA

The business environment for traditional media has become harsher.  In the past year a number of media organisations have laid off staff or reduced manpower.  At the same time online news media are facing a lot of difficulties in securing access to government press events due to obstructions from Information Services Department (ISD).  In face

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Report of 2015-2016 Executive Committee of the HKJA

The past year seems a relatively quiet year with the end of the difficult and turbulent period brought about by the Occupy Central Movement.  Yet, pressure and risk are latent and deeply rooted in the society.  The economic downturn hits Hong Kong’s media hard.  Journalists are facing both physical and

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