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Taipei Times going down?

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Taipei Times going down?

Postby MikeN » 21 Jul 2016, 11:28

They've basically downsized to one section, dropped the comics, crosswords, sodoku- things they have to pay for- TV and movie guide etc. Possibly not long for this world.
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Re: Taipei Times going down?

Postby Yang Gui Zi » 21 Jul 2016, 11:52

And apparently fired the editors. Who doesn't love a little fine dinging?

http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/biz/photo/2016/07/21/2008136172
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Re: Taipei Times going down?

Postby afterspivak » 21 Jul 2016, 12:14

I was just reading a longish self-indulgent piece by Arthur Waldron in today's Taipei Times--bless them for printing stuff like this, but my god the amount of terrible typos in this piece is stunning.

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Re: Taipei Times going down?

Postby Doraemonster » 21 Jul 2016, 14:05

It's been a long trend. Things like this certainly don't help:
http://fareasternpotato.blogspot.com/20 ... times.html

I've always been impressed by the Bangkok Post, despite all the curbs on press freedom in Thailand. Why hasn't anything like this emerged in Taiwan?
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Re: Taipei Times going down?

Postby Tempo Gain » 21 Jul 2016, 18:19

Taipei just isn't close to being the kind of multinational city that Bangkok is.
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