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EDITORIAL: Old tactics on Chinese media failing

Undoubtedly, Taiwan can serve as an example to China of alternatives for a post-Confucian society.

However, simply throwing it into the wild without proper protection is the surest way to dismember it. For the sake of Taiwan itself, and for those who believe that the path to a liberal China runs through Taiwan, the nation’s media environment must remain “uninhibited, robust and wide-open,” to quote Lee Bollinger, a noted expert on the US’s First Amendment.

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