Hong Kong Clamp-Down

Saturday, May 11, 2002

When Britain handed over control of Hong Kong to China five years ago, critics feared the end of a free press in the democratic state. And though China promised autonomous rule in Hong Kong, some say they’re hearing much less dissent and criticism in the papers lately. Host Bob Garfield talks to Jasper Becker, recently fired Beijing Bureau Chief for the South China Morning Post.

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