Protesters in Taipei carry banners saying “reject red media” and “safeguard the nation’s democracy” during a rally against pro-Beijing media on Sunday. Photo: AFP

Taiwan set for pro-mainland fake news deluge before its presidential election

  • Reports that mainland China rescued Taiwanese tourists stranded in Japan during typhoon were fake, but social media boosted their impact
  • Police are probing false claims that the Taipei government funded Hong Kong protests
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Protesters in Taipei carry banners saying “reject red media” and “safeguard the nation’s democracy” during a rally against pro-Beijing media on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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