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Next Media deal close to signing

NOT SOLD:The deal has not been confirmed, but the outlets’ unions called on their new bosses to vow to respect editorial autonomy, which they said could not be bought

By Stacy Hsu  /  Staff writer, with CNA

The statement also urged the new owners to make public their transaction processes via a press conference and to write in black and white their pledges not to lay off employees or change employee benefits.

Dozens of Next Media employees in Hong Kong last night held a candlelight vigil at the company’s headquarters in Kowloon in solidarity with their colleagues in Taiwan.

Additional reporting by Chris Wang

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