Taiwan set for pro-mainland fake news deluge before its elections

//Taiwan set for pro-mainland fake news deluge before its elections

Taiwan set for pro-mainland fake news deluge before its elections

With a presidential election looming Taiwan is bracing for a deluge of fake news and disinformation – much of it emanating from China and aimed at making sure Beijing’s preferred party wins the day, analysts say.Torrential rain did little to put off tens of thousands of people rallying in Taipei last Sunday against what they have dubbed the “red media”.The term is used to describe both legitimate news outlets and more opaque online sources that flood the democratic island with either pro-China…

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By | 2019-06-27T06:18:32+00:00 June 27th, 2019|Headlines|Comments Off on Taiwan set for pro-mainland fake news deluge before its elections