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By pjain      Published June 22, 2021, 5:22 p.m. in blog Business-Management   

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Market Analysis, Structure

Politics is inescapable - or is it?

  1. The SCMP paper began offering free news online after Alibaba agreed to buy the 117-year-old PRINT paper from Malaysian billionaire Robert Kuok for $266 m. Bezos buying Washington Post helping with his Was DC political pull and to combat regulation. MS and NBC collaboration Murdoch very heavy tilt

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Political Control of Media

  • 2019 HKO Protests

  • China imposes National Security Law. Newspapers in Hong Kong are also having to adapt to a new national security law that democracy activists say will strengthen Beijing’s role in suppressing dissent.

Since newspapers in Hong Kong that have been struggling both financially as well from repression

Confucious Institutes around the World as Authorship, Opinions

Chinese Think tanks controlled by China, funding from local sources

SCMP

    1. The SCMP paper began offering free news online after Alibaba agreed to buy the 117-year-old PRINT paper from Malaysian billionaire Robert Kuok for $266 m. This was analogous to Bezos buying Washington Post helping with his Was DC political pull and to combat regulation.
  • January 2019, Joseph Tsai, vice chairman at tech giant Alibaba, said at a business conference that the South China Morning Post need not worry about profit and loss for five years. Alibaba is controlled by Jack Ma - that mandate helped SCMP. Ma tried to make SCMP have the appearance of "less bias" esp. compared to PLA/CCP organs like GlobalTimes. There was a perceived hunger for news from China in rest of the world, and an aspect of Alibaba next generation growth.

  • Q4'19 The newspaper had 50 million active users on its online platforms as of March and about 347,000 print readers

  • Q1'20 SUFFERING as revenue plunged by half

  • Q2'20 In April 2020, with much of the city’s retail and tourism industries grinding to a halt, the South China Morning Post cut executive salaries and asked some workers to take unpaid leave.

  • Jack Ma ownership toggles as Ma loses popularity and CCP mandate.

  • July 2020 SCMP.com puts up paywall after HKO and prevents routine international viewing

  • South China Morning Post to Put Up Paywall Amid Hong Kong Slump - Bloomberg

GlobalTimes - PLA/CCP organ

Apple Daily - Blocked

Led by pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai. Advertising income has slumped to almost nothing amid the protests and pandemic. Lai has blamed the drop partly on political pressure from Beijing on advertisers to pull out of the paper.

  • Apr 2020 Lai has been pleading for subscribers to sign on again after the total fell below 600,000 from about 800,000.

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