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2017/05/04 | Luwei Rose Luqiu
Testing the Line: A Personal Reflection on How to Be a Journalist in China
'China has so many newsworthy stories for journalists to dig up and publish before the censors notice. In my career, working as a journalist for twenty years, it has always been a game: testing the line and seizing that small window of opportunity.'
2017/05/03 | Kirsten Han
Singapore's ‘Fake News’ Claim Used to Censor Free Press
‘If we want to guard ourselves against fake news, we’re going to have to do more to boost our bullshit detectors. That can’t be achieved by increasing criminalization and legal action.’
2017/05/02 | Terry Flew
Media Power: China’s Latest Attempt to Win Friends and Influence People
Engaging in global soft power competition does not come cheaply to China.
2017/04/26 | TNL Staff
A Dark Year for Press Freedom
The underlying story in Asia is that most countries in the region are in a 'difficult situation' or a 'very serious situation,' according to the world's press freedom watchdog.
2017/03/16 | Jules Quartly
Fake News in China and Taiwan: Pot, Kettle, Black
China and Taiwan offer different models for tackling the worldwide problem of fake news, top-down or bottom-up. Take your pick...
2017/03/04 | Zheng Jiawen
How Internet Prejudice Threatens Feminist Progress in China
The scornful spread of online terms like 'grassroots feminist' prevents Chinese women from influencing policy.
2017/02/28 | TNL Staff
Pizza Hut and Politics Detract from Somber Day in Taiwan
For many in Taiwan, February 28 is a day to reflect on the country’s brutal history, but the somber occasion has been marred by distractions this year.
2017/02/07 | Ivan Labayne
The Changing Power of Rumors
Rumor sharing, or ‘pasa-bilis,' played a crucial role in the eventual overthrow of the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines. Today it finds one of its most supreme expressions in the form of the internet, only with a different function, Ivan Labayne writes.
2017/01/17 | Keith Menconi
INTERVIEW: Viral Video Blogger on Busting Japan's Sex, Racism and Gender Myths
YouTuber 'That Japanese Man Yuta,' with view counts numbering in the hundreds of thousands, is working to fill the void left by the international media's sweeping coverage of Japanese society.
2017/01/16 | Michael Beltran
'Are You Not Entertained?' Filipino Film Project Tackles Violence as Entertainment
Have we wanted this type of entertainment all along? Is our thirst for violent entertainment getting out of hand? Have we been betrayed by the television and internet media in the long run?
2017/01/04 | Yuan-ling Liang
CHOCOLABS, a Taiwan Startup Success Story
Ten questions with the co-founder of Taiwan's successful app developer CHOCOLABS.
2016/12/31 | Edward White
Taiwan to be Tested in 2017: President Tsai
Tsai Ing-wen today held her first major briefing and Q&A with the foreign press in Taipei.
2016/11/30 | David Green
The Time is Now for Marketers to Engage with VR
Some brands appear to be at a loss for where to start with virtual reality.
2016/10/17 | Malaysiakini
'Red Shirts' Violence Extends to Journalists in Malaysia
'Hands off our journalists', media organizations say after violence on the weekend.
2016/10/16 | Rachael Buckland
Reporting Migration: Big Challenges for Old and New Media
There is undoubtedly strong consumer appetite for the stories about refugees and asylum seekers.