Organizational Production of Self-Censorship in the Hong Kong Media

  title={Organizational Production of Self-Censorship in the Hong Kong Media},
  author={Francis L. F. Lee and Joseph M. Chan},
  journal={The International Journal of Press/Politics},
  pages={112 - 133}
Media self-censorship refers to nonexternally compelled acts committed by media organizations aiming to avoid offending power holders such as the government, advertisers, and major business corporations. While self-censorship constitutes a major threat to press freedom in Hong Kong under China, recent studies have shown that Hong Kong journalists have maintained a strong sense of professionalism. The coexistence of professionalism and self-censorship poses important challenges to news… 

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