Taiwan Media Documentary

Ranked among the freest countries in Asia for press freedom, Taiwan offers a sharp contrast with its neighbor, the People’s Republic of China. Yet media activists and journalists say that all is not well with the Taiwan news media. In this 30-minute audio documentary (which first aired on KPFK) I explore why.

Update: If this file seems a bit long, you can listen to it in segments instead.


Additional info:

Campaign for Media Reform (Chinese)

MediaWatch (Chinese)

NccWatch (Chinese)

CivilMedia (Chinese)

Professor Shih Hung Loh writing about media reform (English)

Blogger Portnoy at Global Voices (English); and on his own Chinese blog

Taiwan Association for Human Rights (English)

Central News Agency Taiwan (English)

Taiwan News (English)

Radio Taiwan International (English)

Apple Daily (Chinese)

SETTV (Chinese)

Taiwan Public Television Service (English)

National Chung Cheng University (English)

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