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Tiffany Hsu
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An advertisement for Lai Ching-te, whose presidential campaign was the target of an audio deepfake, in Taipei on Nov. 14. Ahead of a presidential election in January, Taiwanese fact checkers and watchdogs say they are ready for Beijing. But they are still worried.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Nov 27, 2023
Can Taiwan continue to fight off Chinese disinformation?
Ahead of a presidential election in January, Taiwanese fact checkers and watchdogs say they are ready for Beijing. But they are still worried.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Apr 27, 2023
Tweets become harder to believe as labels change meaning
The elimination of check marks that helped authenticate accounts has convulsed a platform that once seemed indispensable for following breaking news.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 18, 2023
What to know about Dominion, the voting machine company suing Fox
The company"s highly anticipated case against Fox News is scheduled to go to trial this week, but on Monday the judge delayed the proceedings without citing a reason.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 2, 2022
Elon Musk’s Twitter faces exodus of advertisers and executives
At least five Twitter executives have left in recent days, as one of the worldu2019s largest ad companies said clients should pause spending on the social media platform.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 17, 2021
On podcasts and radio, misleading COVID-19 talk goes unchecked
According to a survey, many young people primarily get their news through audio, trusting it more than print or video.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Sep 18, 2021
NFL’s new play: Embrace betting ads, watch the money pour in
Belated or not, the NFLu2019s embrace of gambling is, well, lucrative.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Nov 7, 2020
News media waits … and waits … to make historic call
News organizations were preparing Friday for a possibly decisive call in the 2020 presidential race, even as President Donald Trump and his allies continued to lie about the integrity of the election and make baseless claims about voter fraud.

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