On April 2nd, TFCC and National Taiwan University’s Graduate Institute of Journalism co-hosted a panel discussion among Taiwanese and foreign journalists examining the next few years for Taiwan under a new president and legislature and how foreign media outlets are covering the country amid a shifting international political landscape. In her keynote speech, Baroness D’Souza called on the next UK government to formally recognize Taiwan as an independent country.

Keynote speaker
The Rt Hon The Baroness D’Souza CMG, Speaker of the House of Lords 2011-2016

– Vincent Cheng, Managing Editor, CommonWealth Magazine
– David Demes, German freelance journalist based in Taipei
– Brian Hioe, Founder and Editor, New Bloom
– Emily Y. Wu, Founder and Editor-In-Chief, Ghost Island Media
– Thompson Chau, President, TFCC (Panel Chair)

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