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Media experts debate the fate of the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post following closure of its Chinese-language website under Alibaba ownership

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
he sudden shutdown of the South China Morning Post's Chinese site has sparked concerns that the English-language flagship newspaper may be subject to increasing censorship with its new mainland Chinese owner.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.