Multiple sources and internal documents have confirmed that the Chinese government has been placing paid articles in Taiwanese media in an effort to win hearts and minds. Photo: Xinhua

Beijing tries to woo Taiwan hearts and minds with ‘paid’ news

  • At least five Taiwanese media groups have been paid by mainland authorities for positive coverage
Topic |   Taiwan

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Multiple sources and internal documents have confirmed that the Chinese government has been placing paid articles in Taiwanese media in an effort to win hearts and minds. Photo: Xinhua
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The controversial map appeared for 19 seconds in an episode of Go Go Squid! aired on Wednesday. Photo: Weibo

Hit Chinese TV show Go Go Squid! investigated for showing map without Taiwan and Hainan

  • Ministry of Natural Resources says it will look into broadcast of ‘problematic’ map seen in an episode about a video game tournament last week
  • It comes amid escalating tensions between Beijing and the self-ruled island
Topic |   China Society

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The controversial map appeared for 19 seconds in an episode of Go Go Squid! aired on Wednesday. Photo: Weibo
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