China seeks ‘new world media order’ says watchdog, as Hong Kong plunges to 80th in press freedom index

Hong Kong has plunged seven places in the 2020 World Press Freedom Index “because of its treatment of journalists during pro-democracy demonstrations,” Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says. China, meanwhile, was ranked 177th as it sought a “new world media order,” according to the French journalism watchdog. Hong Kong was ranked 73rd in 2019 – its […]