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(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
Excerpt from report by Leslie Kwoh entitled: "Critics left cold by RTHK plan, published byHong Kong newspaper The Standard website on 28 September
Defenders of press freedom have lashed out at a fresh set of governance and funding proposals for Hong Kong's sole public service broadcaster, arguing the new powers granted to the chief executive to "appease" government could spell trouble for the station's editorial independence.
Recommendations released by a government-appointed review panel Wednesday [27 September] proposed using legislation to make Radio Television Hong Kong an independent body, an idea the broadcaster has …