People demonstrate outside the National Communications Commission in Taipei as it holds a public hearing on Monday. Critics say taking CTi News off the air will erode freedom of the press in Taiwan. Photo: CNA People demonstrate outside the National Communications Commission in Taipei as it holds a public hearing on Monday. Critics say taking CTi News off the air will erode freedom of the press in Taiwan. Photo: CNA
People demonstrate outside the National Communications Commission in Taipei as it holds a public hearing on Monday. Critics say taking CTi News off the air will erode freedom of the press in Taiwan. Photo: CNA
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Taiwanese cable channel CTi accused of pro-Beijing ‘fake news’ awaits licence verdict

  • Channel’s licence expires in December and its application is going through a final review after the media regulator decided not to renew it
  • There have been calls to take it off the air because of unverified reports and attacks on government, but critics say that would be a blow for press freedom

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People demonstrate outside the National Communications Commission in Taipei as it holds a public hearing on Monday. Critics say taking CTi News off the air will erode freedom of the press in Taiwan. Photo: CNA People demonstrate outside the National Communications Commission in Taipei as it holds a public hearing on Monday. Critics say taking CTi News off the air will erode freedom of the press in Taiwan. Photo: CNA
People demonstrate outside the National Communications Commission in Taipei as it holds a public hearing on Monday. Critics say taking CTi News off the air will erode freedom of the press in Taiwan. Photo: CNA
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