How Hong Kong’s student reporters fear being silenced under new police rules

Since pro-democracy protests erupted in Hong Kong last June, journalists have been on the front lines of civil unrest. Behind all the cameras and flash lights are not only the people from prominent news organisations, but also freelance and student journalists who insist on documenting the truth.Laura Lee knew she wanted to be a journalist when she was in secondary school. At Hong Kong Shue Yan University, she embarked on her journey as a student reporter.Approaching her final year of university, Lee became editor-in-chief of Shuo Online, an independent online news outlet run by journalism stu…

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