Hong Kong is working on ‘fake news’ legislation to tackle ‘misinformation, hatred and lies,’ Chief Executive Carrie Lam said, without giving a timetable, as worries grow over the semi-autonomous city’s media freedoms https://t.co/g3rTntP9K3https://t.co/FIjtO6WO1O
@Reuters The press has an unofficial but central role in the constitution. It helps the public understand issues & express public opinion, thereby lead & become a means of checks & balances to the gov.
To achieve this function, the press must be independent and free from censorship.
@Reuters#CCP_is_terrorist definition of fake news:
Misinformation: Something CCP and HKSAR try to deny/hide.
Hatred: Discontent to their poor governance.
Lies: Anything in contrary to their narratives.