Hundreds of young Taiwanese from around the nation yesterday continued to put pressure on the government to act against media monopolization and reject the sale of the Next Media Group’s (壹傳媒集團) Taiwanese businesses to two consortiums with a six-hour protest outside the Joint Government Office Building, where officials from the Fair Trade Commission (FTC) and academics were holding a public hearing on the sale.
|Students protest in front of the FTC|
|One of the student leaders gives a speech|
|Various groups and universities were represented|
This article, co-written with Chris Wang, was published today in the Taipei Times and continues here.