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Hong Kong: debate over questionable poll

The Commerical Radio in Hong Kong launched a questionable poll on “the female artists they would most like to indecently assault” and resulted in a joint protest by woman organizations. The poll was eventually banned and the programme were suspended for two months. It resulted in an online petition against the ban. And the debate between woman organizations and youth netizens took place in internet forums and blogs.

Duimanpark pointed out that the issue had been politicized and the Government took the chance to strengthen its control over broadcasting industries (zh). And there were over 100 comments made in a blog post on the woman organization joint statement in inmediahk.net; the hot debate was concerning the strategy of woman organizations in relation to youth, sex and media space (zh).

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