Both offices promised more events to promote media freedom
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The British and Canadian representative offices in Taipei took a stand in favor of World Press Freedom Day Friday (May 3) with social media statements.
On Facebook, the Canadian Trade Office in Taipei (CTOT) and the British Office Taipei posted pictures of reporters they had invited to hold panels expressing support for media freedom. CTOT head Jordan Reeves and British representative Catherine Nettleton also delivered a related statement.
The offices said that in the coming months, they would be organizing more events celebrating the importance of press freedom for democracy across the world, and they encouraged the public to share or comment on their Facebook posts concerning the issue. [SOURCE]