Taipei Times: China using local ‘agents’ to spread misinformation online: institute

As opposed to Russia, which has spent an inordinate amount of time and resources to regain the US’ trust, China has no such problems and can utilize contacts cultivated by its long-running “united front” rhetoric and infiltration efforts, Wu said. Such efforts, aimed at Taiwanese temple organizations, communities and borough and village wardens, have turned […]

OZY: China Is Influencing Taiwan’s Elections — Through TV

To the viewers of Taiwanese television channel CTi-TV and its sister channel, CTV, it must have looked like one big party. Within minutes of Han Kuo-yu’s victory earlier this month over Terry Gou, the founder of Apple supplier Foxconn, in the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) presidential primary, footage of his supporters frantically waving national flags and […]

Epoch Times: China’s Infiltration of Taiwanese Media: The Communist Party’s Four Means of Bribing Local Outlets

Recently, 23 Taiwanese online media outlets simultaneously published a critical article of Tsai Ing-wen’s government. The report originated from the Taiwan Affairs Office of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), arousing public concern regarding the CCP’s infiltration into Taiwanese media. The infiltration tactics, which is at once both secretive and open, can be broadly divided into […]