South China Morning Post
The South China Morning Post (SCMP), along with its Sunday edition, the Sunday Morning Post, is a Hong Kong English-language newspaper founded in 1903. It is Hong Kong’s main broadsheet newspaper, and has been owned by the Alibaba Group since 5 April 2016. The SCMP was founded by Australian-born anti-Qing dynasty revolutionary Tse Tsan-tai and British journalist Alfred Cunningham, publishing its first edition on 6 November 1903. As of 2016, the newspaper’s average daily circulation stands at 100,000. A newspaper with an international reputation for non-partisan reporting, the South China Morning Post offers news and information in the areas of business, lifestyle, sports, property, multimedia, and more and is available in print and online through scmp.com and e-reader editions. In 2012, the paper received 64 awards for its excellence in editorial, marketing, and technical capability. According to SCMP, the paper’s vision is to “elevate thought”, and aims to “lead the global conversation about China”.