In China, the media doesn’t hold the powerful accountable. It ensures those in power hold on to it

HONG KONG, CHINA - 2021/06/24: People line up to buy the final edition of Apple Daily newspaper at newsstand in the Central district of Hong Kong. Hong Kong's largest pro-democracy newspaper announced it would stop publishing online at midnight, printing 1 million copies for its final edition on Thursday. Under a controversial National Security Law, Apple Daily shutdown after 26 years of its tabloid-style newspaper. (Photo by Ivan Abreu/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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