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Taiwanese lawmakers propose criminalizing spread of fake news

June 13, 2018 12:22 PM ET

Taipei, June 13, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Taiwan's parliament, known as the Legislative Yuan, to reject a proposed amendment that would make spreading fake news punishable by imprisonment or a fine....

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Taiwanese journalists barred from UN aviation agency assembly

September 26, 2016 4:38 PM ET

New York, September 26, 2016 - The International Civil Aviation Organization should allow journalists to cover its events regardless of where they are from or where their employers are located, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The UN agency, which is responsible for setting global safety standards, yesterday refused...

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We're live from Taipei! Please don't tell China's censors

January 19, 2016 4:33 PM ET

Typically, news organizations like to promote original reporting. When an outlet covers a breaking news event at the time and from the place where the event is happening, they want their audience to know. However, for Chinese commercial media that covered this weekend's presidential election in Taiwan, this was...

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In Taiwan, three journalists arrested at student protest

July 28, 2015 5:40 PM ET

Three journalists were arrested in Taiwan's capital, Taipei, on July 23, 2015 while covering a student protest, according to reports. Liao Chen-hui, a photographer for Liberty Times, Sung Hsiao-hai, a reporter for Coolloud Collective, and freelance reporter Lin Yu-yu were released without charge the following day, according to reports....

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Taiwan journalists feel pressure as elections approach

October 31, 2014 6:10 PM ET

Political tensions are rising in Taiwan ahead of local and municipal elections due at the end of November. The vote is expected to test the popularity of the ruling Kuomintang Party (KMT), which advocates greater integration with China and which earlier this year sparked protests when it tried to...

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Taiwanese media sale could threaten press freedom

December 10, 2012 3:39 PM ET

A media buyout in Taiwan which would put independent news outlets critical of China into the hands of a pro-Beijing media tycoon is cause for concern for the island's press. Jimmy Lai, the outspoken mogul behind Hong Kong-based Next Media and the Apple Daily tabloid, is selling his Taiwan...

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Censors stymie reporting on China's biggest news stories

August 20, 2012 5:01 PM ET

It's a big news day in China, and state-controlled media are purposely dropping the ball to escape controversy and censorship. ...

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Is Taiwan's media independence under threat?

February 1, 2011 5:27 PM ET

As business relations develop between China and Taiwan, concerns are growing that Taiwan's media freedom may be compromised. The culprits include some journalists themselves, promoting China to preserve their own business interests, and Taiwan's Kuomintang (KMT) government, apparently attempting to exert control over the media through legislation.  ...

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Chinese newspaper appeals Taiwan distribution ban

July 24, 2009 11:54 AM ET

China Daily filed an appeal on July 2, 2009, challenging the Taiwanese government's decision to revoke distribution rights of the Beijing-based English-language newspaper in Taiwan, according to international news reports. ...

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CPJ Impact

March 1, 2008 12:00 AM ET

March 2008 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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