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KMT Manipulation of the Media Visible in Hualien County Commissioner Scandal

Much attention as of late has been focused on Chinese efforts to influence Taiwanese media through either directly channeling funds into Taiwanese media outlets or spreading disinformation. Nevertheless, it should be noted that the KMT had long conducted such manipulation of the media in Taiwan, well before the Internet age, by drawing on traditional clientelist networks. This is visible in unresolved scandals in Hualien regarding former county commissioner Fu Kun-chi... Read More