Hong Kong’s biggest pro-democracy paper shutters as Beijing cracks down 

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 5:37pm

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The Apple Daily, Hong Kong’s biggest and only mass-circulation, pro-democracy newspaper is publishing its final issue. The move comes a week after authorities froze the outlet’s bank accounts, raided its offices and arrested top editors. We hear from a reporter at the paper. The World’s Carol Hills also talks with Tom Grundy, the editor of the Hong Kong Free Press about the chilling effect the closure has had on the island’s media landscape.