HONG KONG -- When the founders of Citizen News told their employees the online outlet would be shutting its doors for good, a familiar sense of dread and shock overwhelmed one of its newest staffers. Phoebe had just joined the newsroom six months ago, after she lost her job when the government's sweeping crackdown forced the city's pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily to shut.
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