SCMP Announces Two Senior Editorial Appointments

Hong Kong, February 3, 2004 – The South China Morning Post announced the appointment of Fanny Fung as Deputy Editor, with the responsibility for the newspaper as a whole, effective from today. She will be largely responsible for the daily newspaper operations while simultaneously driving news coverage, and leaving David Armstrong, Group Editor-in-Chief, to focus more closely on the editorial strategy and direction for the newspaper.

Ms Fung who is a highly experienced English-language journalist, has a track record in both print and electronic media. Prior to joining the South China Morning Post, she was a deputy editor of The Standard.

CK Lau, formerly Executive Editor, News will take up a new senior writing role as Executive Editor, Policy. He is an experienced writer in the public policy field and with his additional international exposure, will help the South China Morning Post carry out its role as the leading newspaper for policy discussion and debate.


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