OVERREACHING:Critics said that reporter John Zang had taken the words of AIT Chairman Raymond Burghardt out of context and imposed a narrative on his remarks
Date: Jul 19, 2015
By: Shih Hsiu-chuan / Staff reporter
A report broadcast on CtiTV’s news channel (中天新聞台) has been slammed for alleging that American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman Raymond Burghardt hinted that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Beijing are working together on a “formula” for the development of cross-strait relations.
The report, that was aired on Tuesday, showed Burghardt delivering a luncheon speech at a public conference entitled “Relations Across the Taiwan Strait: retrospectives and prospects for future development,” which was hosted on Monday by the Brookings Institution in Washington. [FULL STORY]