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Tom is the Editor-in-Chief and co-director of Hong Kong Free Press, a non-profit, independent news source for the city. It was founded in 2015 as a direct response to the press freedom issues facing the city.
Based in Hong Kong for 12 years, Tom is a British multimedia journalist. He has a BA in Communications & New Media from Leeds University and an MA in Journalism from the University of Hong Kong. His writing and photography have been featured in Quartz, Global Post, Huffington Post, Time Out, Vocativ, New Internationalist, Ming Pao and others. He has also contributed to BBC World TV, BBC Radio, Democracy Now, CTV, Arise TV, Russia Today, RTHK Radio, Sky News and Channel News Asia.
He has spoken at various universities and media conferences on topics such as journalism, new media, press freedom, Occupy Central and Hong Kong’s ‘Fifth Estate’.
Tom enjoys photography, hiking and has travelled to over 50 countries, including destinations such as Iran, Cuba, Timor-Leste and Burma.
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