The warming cross-Taiwan Strait relationship has allowed China greater opportunities to influence Taiwan’s media. Three interrelated strategies—greater economic control over media outlets, pressure exerted on media owners, and the purchase of influential advertisements—have led to growing concerns about the erosion of press freedoms in Taiwan.
China’s Influence on Taiwan’s Media
Chien-Jung Hsu is an Adjunct Research Associate at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He received his Ph.D. from Monash in 2012. He has published numerous works on Taiwanese politics, media, and the Internet over the past decade, including most recently, The Construction of National Identity in Taiwan’s Media, 1896–2012 (Boston: Brill, 2014). Email: <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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Chien-Jung Hsu; China’s Influence on Taiwan’s Media. Asian Survey 1 June 2014; 54 (3): 515–539. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.3.515
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