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The Liberty Times is a newspaper published in Taiwan in Traditional Chinese. Founded by Lin Rong-San, it is published by the Liberty Times Group, which also publishes the English language newspaper the Taipei Times. The newspaper was first published on 17 April 1980, as Liberty Daily, before adopting its current name in 1987.

Liberty Times
Traditional Chinese自由時報
Simplified Chinese自由时报
The Liberty Times
The Liberty Times logo.png
The current Liberty Times logo
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
PublisherLiberty Times Group
FoundedApril 17, 1980
Political alignmentPan-Green
HeadquartersTaipei, Taiwan
Circulation2,810,000
WebsiteOfficial website
The Liberty Times building in Taipei City.

It is one of the four major newspapers in Taiwan, the other three being the Apple Daily, the China Times, and the United Daily News.[1] While the United Daily News is regarded as taking an editorial line that supports unification, the Liberty Times is thought to take a Pan Green pro-independence political stance.[2]

AwardsEdit

Year Awarded by Category Award Type Title Journalists References
2010 The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Excellence in Reporting on the Environment Award for Excellence 煙囪裡的秘密—台灣六輕麥寮高罹癌率大追蹤 劉力仁、林國賢、謝文華、王昶閔 [3][4]
2010 Taipei Journalists Association's Social Bright Side Reporting Awards (SBSRA) Printed Newspapers (平面新聞報紙類獎項) Award 菜販捐圖書館、續攢千萬助貧 黃明堂 [5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "EastSouthWestNorth: Daily Brief Comments November 2006". www.zonaeuropa.com.
  2. ^ "National Tsing Hua University Institutional Repository" (PDF). nthur.lib.nthu.edu.tw. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 July 2012.
  3. ^ "SOPA 2010 Award Winners". www.sopasia.com.
  4. ^ "亞洲卓越新聞獎 本報獲環境類首獎". 自由時報. 2010-06-09.
  5. ^ SBSRA 2010 Award Winners Archived 2010-03-26 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "報導陳樹菊 本報獲光明面獎". 自由時報. 2010-08-06.

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