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Hong Kong journalists face fresh political pressures in reporting

Newsrooms navigate through new guidelines amid tightened controls over media

A journalist with i-Cable News Channel in Hong Kong leaves the broadcaster's office after being laid off on Dec. 1. Forty editorial staff members were dismissed by the pay-TV operator.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- When Alex Sin Ching-fung, a senior journalist at Hong Kong's i-Cable News Channel, arrived for work one day earlier this month, he had no idea that it was to be his last in the broadcaster's newsroom, where he spent the past 12 years reporting on local current affairs.

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