On his first day of work as Hong Kong’s director of broadcasting in 2011, Roy Tang Yun-kwong was greeted by dozens of angry staff who rolled out a black carpet for him.They wanted someone from the media industry as their editor-in-chief, and raised concerns about the prospect of bureaucratic interference in editorial independence with a career civil servant in charge.Tang’s four years at the helm of the public broadcaster were not quite smooth sailing, but while he could not win over hearts and…



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