Trista di Genova-CHANG, Wild East magazine, Taiwan Bureau Chief I’ve worked as a newspaper/radio & TV journalist for many years. So let me tell you all about what it was like working at The China Post, as an example of how lame the media actually is. The China Post hails itselfRead more
The China Post
Taiwan citizenship: Give it away now!
The Wild East / Editorial The Taiwan media is notorious for being lame and vacuous, heavily relying on lightweight ‘coverage’ of food stories and the like, since restaurant ‘tributes’ are an important cash cow for them. Chinese New Year ‘reporting’ is especially pathetic. One TV station (must have been TVBS!) replayed the same exactRead more
Taiwan 'English' newspapers struggling to stay afloat
By Trista di Genova The Wild East Op-ed On an island sporting a tiny foreign community of 500,000, all three English-speaking newspapers here — Taiwan News, Taipei Times and The China Post — are battling to stay alive amidst severe budget cuts and a dwindling readership. One might even question,Read more