Taiwan / 2005

CPJ condemns shuttering of TV news station

August 10, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 10, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Taiwanese government's recent actions against the cable television news station ETTV-S. The government halted the station's broadcasts and revoked its license last week, citing "irresponsible" reporting. The Government Information Office, the official agency tasked with monitoring the media, accused...

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August 3, 2005 12:00 PM ET

AUGUST 3, 2005 Posted: August 18, 2005 ETTV-S CENSORED The Taiwanese government halted the broadcasts of cable television news station ETTV-S and revoked its license, citing "irresponsible" reporting. The Government Information Office, the official agency tasked with monitoring the media, accused the station of abusing broadcast guidelines with sensational coverage...

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Asia Analysis

March 14, 2005 11:55 AM ET

Overviewby Abi Wright Threats to press freedom spiked throughout Asia in 2004, even as the news media claimed significant accomplishments. Across the region, 2004 was an election year, with citizens casting ballots in nations such as Afghanistan, whose landmark vote was peaceful and orderly, and India, where more than 370...

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Taiwan

March 14, 2005 11:09 AM ET

TaiwanIn 2004, the competitive and outspoken Taiwanese press reported critically on the government, corruption, and world affairs. Taiwanese journalists faced largely economic pressures, and the highly partisan coverage of a contentious election year raised questions about financial and political influence over the press....

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