15. For Clues to Censorship in Hong Kong, Look to Singapore, Not Beijing

By Madeline Earp

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Wong Wing-yin, a reporter for Hong Kong’s public broadcaster, RTHK, is escorted to safety during a pro-government protest on October 25, 2014, during which three journalists were assaulted.

Source: Reuters/Damir Sagolj

When journalists covering pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong on September 28, 2014, got word that protesters were having problems with cell phone service, it appeared to be a familiar response from governments across the world to dissent.

After a Hong Kong radio station reported that police were threatening to shut down mobile ...

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