Samson Ellis

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Taiwan shuts pro-China TV channel in battle over press freedom

Asia Pacific / Politics Nov 19, 2020

Taiwan shuts pro-China TV channel in battle over press freedom

Taiwan’s broadcast regulator has ordered the closure of one of the island’s most ardently pro-China cable news networks following a monthslong battle over journalistic standards and freedom of the press. The National Communications Commission will not renew the broadcast license of Chung T’ien News, its ...