Partisan Bias in the TV news Coverage of 2004 Presidential Election


Ven-hwei Lo、Gee-chinHou、Lee-ping Tang、Wei-nung Lee


Partisan Bias, Fairness, Presidential election news, Television news


This paper examines how television stations reported the campaign and candidates during the 2004 Presidential Election in Taiwan. Results of this study showed that CTV and the two privately owned cable television stations were far more balanced in their coverage of the presidential campaign than were the three state and party owned television stations.