Taiwan’s general elections: RSF urges candidates to strengthen the country’s media sector against disinformation
One month ahead of the general elections, RSF calls on all candidates and political parties to endorse and promote a political agenda in support of independent journalism.
The two journalists had previously been accredited to cover the event and were told that the decision was based on a demand by Chinese authorities.
Li Yanhe published books by Chinese dissidents and translated Western authors.
The International Federation of Journalists said it supports any action of a democratically-elected government to actively support a transparent and democratic process.
A special report by the Committee to Protect Journalists on how China tries to influence the media in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
The proposed amendment would make spreading fake news punishable by imprisonment or a fine.
China Uncensored, which is affiliated with the persecuted religious group Falung Gong, says that the Apple TV app store has blocked users from accessing it not only in mainland China, but also in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
The International Civil Aviation Organization should allow journalists to cover its events regardless of where they are from or where their employers are located, CPJ said.
IFJ criticises the recent action of the Chinese authorities to attempt to influence the reporting of Hong Kong and Taiwan media at key court cases, and demands the authorities immediately cease this practice.
The IFJ’s newly released 2015 report is an annual analysis of press freedom and the ever increasing obstacles and challenges for journalists and media workers in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau.
Three journalists were arrested in Taipei, while covering a student protest. They were released without charge the following day.
The IFJ, HKJA and ICA contend that if revisions are not made to the National Security Law, the new law will serve to further suppress press freedom and peoples’ right to access information in China.
Political tensions are rising in Taiwan ahead of local and municipal elections due at the end of November. Will pressure on the island’s media continue to build?
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the Taiwan Journalists Association (TJA), in condemning the police of New Taipei City for abusing their powers by intercepting and threatening a journalist who was doing his job. On June 26, 2014, Lin Yu-you, a journalist for New Talk online media, was obstructed, threatened and jostled […]