Taiwanese cable channel CTi accused of pro-Beijing ‘fake news’ awaits licence verdict


The fate of Taiwanese cable channel CTi News hangs in the balance as the media regulator reviews its licence application amid allegations it is operating as a propaganda machine for Beijing.There have been growing calls for the channel to be taken off the air because of its pro-Beijing stance and constant criticism of the Tsai Ing-wen government, including unverified news reports.But critics say shutting down the station would be a blow for press freedom in the self-ruled island.CTi is owned by…

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