Analyses | Innovation and technology development | 2020-09-02 | HKET

Cancel culture: Speak up or shut up



Have you ever thought of falling into the ‘cancel culture’ trap if your views shared on social media platforms do not conform to the majority opinion? Some overseas authors have signed an open letter lately, warning that ‘cancel culture’ has threatened freedom of speech. How can internet users strike a balance between freedom of expression and the responsibility for their speech?

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.