SCMP gets bought by Alibaba

I took these on Saturday to illustrate the SCMP being bought by Alibaba. I spent around 30 minutes crouching in a dirty gutter while trying to get the third pic down!

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A copy (C) of the South China Morning Post (SCMP) is displayed at a newsstand in Hong Kong on December 12, 2015, following its acquisition by Chinese internet giant Alibaba of the English-language newspaper. Alibaba said on December 11 it would buy Hong Kong's South China Morning Post, pledging to maintain the newspaper's objectivity in the face of fears it will lose its independent voice.   AFP PHOTO / ANTHONY WALLACE

 

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Tearsheets from The Guardian and Le Monde

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*There was a big advert on the Guardian web page where this article appeared so I used Photoshop to move the Guardian logo. Please click on the top tear-sheet to see it in its original form.