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How a Hong Kong newspaper is on a mission to promote China's soft power

"We are not here, certainly, to promote the views and wishes of Beijing," said Mr Liu, who was previously chief executive of Digg, a news aggregation site

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Javier C. Hernández | NYT 

On a recent afternoon, the staff of The South China Morning Post, a 114-year-old newspaper, gathered around roast suckling pig in their lavish new headquarters in Hong Kong to celebrate a remarkable turnaround. Readership has been surging. The Post has launched new digital products and added dozens of journalists. After more than a decade of decline and editorial chaos, the newsroom now buzzes like a tech start-up, with table tennis and an in-house pub serving free craft beer. The revival began with The Post's acquisition two years ago by the Alibaba Group, the Chinese ...

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First Published: Sun, April 01 2018. 13:39 IST