Archive for the ‘Taiwan Election 2012’ Category

Salon Culture Brews Taiwan Blend Democracy

Salon Culture Brews Taiwan Blend Democracy

Taiwan’s cafes and bookstores host to a vibrant salon culture that played an important part in the island’s democracy and as Varsity discovers, continues to provide a platform for debate today.

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Partisan Taiwan Press Splash Political Colours on the Page

Partisan Taiwan Press Splash Political Colours on the Page

Taiwan’s free-wheeling media is well-known for its dogged reporting of political scandals and celebrity gossip. The island’s media organisations are also known for their clear political stances. Most news outlets are identified as being either Blue or Green. Is there a way out of this stalemate?

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