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New boss takes helm at under-fire Hong Kong public broadcaster – and is greeted with union protest, word of resignations

Bureaucrat Patrick Li Pak-chuen took the helm of Hong Kong’s trouble-plagued RTHK on Monday, but was greeted with news of the resignations of at least three senior employees and protests by its staff union over concerns about the public broadcaster’s editorial independence.Li, who replaced veteran journalist Leung Ka-wing, vowed to uphold editorial autonomy, but also stressed there was a need to fulfil the broadcaster’s responsibilities when he met the media on Monday morning.A source at RTHK…


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