About Us

The Reporter is a non-profit media organization founded by The Reporter Cultural Foundation. We focus on in-depth reportage and investigative journalism. We are dedicated to probing significant current issues and building diverse modern society and media environment. Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.

The Reporter Cultural Foundation

Director / Shieu Chi Weng Executive Director / Richy Lee, Sunny Lin, San Xiong Hong, Jong Tsun Huang, Zhe Bin Huang, Benla Kuagn, Wei Hsiung Chan, Hsiao Wei Chiu Supervisor / Wei Wen Li, Yuan-Hui Hu, Shun Xiao Chen Chief Executive Officer / Jung Shin Ho Deputy Chief Executive Officer / Nico Fang Administration Manager‭ ‬/ Jennifer Cheng Marketing Manager‭ / Sylvie Wang Consultant / Yi Ru Liu
The Reporter Foundation was founded with T.H. Tung's personal donation of NTD 5 million, and depends on donations to maintain operations hereafter.

The Reporter

Editor in Chief‭ / Jung Shin Ho Editorial Managing Director / Sherry Lee Deputy Editor in Chief / Nico Fang Deputy Editor in Chief / Hui Chun Yang Journalist‭ ‬/ Michelle Fang, Rosa Wang, YiRu Wang, Yung Ta Chien, Tzewu Chang, Yu Chuan Yeh, Han Wen Cheng, Sherry Lin, Mimi Chen, I Ting Chiang Coordinate Editor‭ / Ellie Lai Senior Editor / Sylvie Wang Digital Operations Manager‭ ‬/ Karen Wu Editor / Szu Hua Chen Art Designer‭ / Yu Chen Huang, Chen Na Lin Software Engineer‭ / Nick Li Software Engineer‭ / Hsun Pei Wang, Han Yu Tseng, Chung-Jen Yu Photo Department Director / Chih Wei Yu Senior‭ ‬Photojournalist / Jameson Wu Photojournalist‭ ‬/ Yu En Lin
The Reporter is a non-profit media organization founded by The Reporter Foundation and relies on public donation. We focus on in-depth reportage and investigative journalism.

Principles of Donation

1.All donators should accept the three no's principle: no ownership, no intervention, and no return.
2.The Reporter does not accept donations from political parties and people.
3.Donations more than NTD 1 million will be reviewed by the Board of Directors' Review Committee who will take all decisions relating to the acceptance/refusal of donations.
4.Donations more than NTD 1 million must be signed by the donor.

Awards

The Society of Publishers in Asia (Jun.15, 2017)
Excellence in Human Rights Reporting/Group C/Award for Excellence /"Fake, Exploitation, and Distressful Fishery"
Excellence in Information Graphics/Group C/Award for Excellence /"Offshore Fisheries in Taiwan"
Excellence in Investigative Reporting/Group C/Award for Excellence /"Fake, Exploitation, and Distressful Fishery" Excellence in Human Rights
Reporting/Group C/Honorable Mention/"Stateless Children of Migrant Workers"
Tai Hai Press Photo Contest (May 19, 2017)
Cross-strait News/ Sliver/ "Rooted In Cross-Strait Land"
Tai Hai Environmental Protection/ Gold/ "Cement Bags at the Cost of House and Farm."
Human Rights Press Awards (May 13, 2017)
Chinese Multimedia Award: “Before Departure: Taiwanese Dream of Indonesian Fishermen”
Excellent Journalism Award (Nov.18, 2016)
Investigative Report Award: "Witness Kaohsiung's Land Pollution."
QUEERMOSA Award (Oct.31, 2016)
Queer News Report Award: "In the Lesbian and Gay Families"
Taiwan Innocence Press Awards (Aug.15, 2016)
News Story of the Year: "Hsing-Tse Cheng's 14-Year Wait for Exoneration."
Taiwan Press Photo Contest (Apr.18, 2016)
Portrait/ Second Place/ Chih Wei Yu Portrait/ Honor/ Yu En Lin Series/ Honor/ Yu En Lin

International Cooperation

Sep. 23, 2016 Attended the Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference "Uncovering Asia" in Kathmandu, Nepa, hosted by the Global Investigative Journalism Network, the Centre for Investigative Journalism, Nepal, and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.
Dec. 18, 2016 Published Investigative Report of the Year "Fake, Exploitation, and Distressful Fishery," a result of collaboration with Indonesia’s renowned investigative media Tempo magazine.
Jun. 4, 2017 Invited by Waseda University to join international conference and seminars of Investigative Journalism in the Asia Region: Perspectives and Prospects.
Jun. 28, 2017 The Reporter became a member of GIJN (Global Investigative Journalism Network), the first one in Manderin speaking world. The Reporter will be an new force of the internation investigative jouralism network.

Highlights

Sep.1 ,2015 The Reporter Foundation was founded.
Dec.16, 2015 The Reporter officially came online.
Jun. 25, 2016 Hosted "Meet-readers on Rooftop," to invite readers from all fields to have face-to-face talks.
Aug. 2016 Launched monthly donation project and released our first branding video.
Aug.~Sep. 2016 Held "Who's the Reporter" Seminars in Taipei, Taichung, Kaohsiung, and Hualien.
Oct. 25, 2016 Launched the first newsgame in Taiwan "Daily Life of the Emergency Room" was admitted as a finalist of the Investigative Report Award of 2016 Excellent Journalism Awards.
Dec.18, 2016 Published Investigative Report of the Year "Fake, Exploitation, and Distressful Fishery."
Jan.14, 2017 Held Investigative Reporting Workshop & Photography Workshop.
Feb. 2017 Authorized and published "The stateless children of immigrant workers in Taiwan."
Feb. 25, 2017 Held "The Reporter's Photography Workshop: Image Locally Rooted Project."
Mar. 25, 2017 Held "The Reporter X Megaport Festival: Capsule News."
Apr. 10, 2017 "Fake, Exploitation, and Distressful Fishery," a collaborative reporting by The Reporter and Tempo magazine, was reported by GIJN.
Apr. 2017 Published first book based on the investigative report: "Fake, Exploitation, and Distressful Fishery."
2017.5.16 Hosted the first book launch seminar of Fake, Exploitation, and Distressful Fishery in Taipei
2017.6.15 The Reporter won four awards at The SOPA Awards for Editorial Excellence
2017.7.3 Interviewed Taiwan's Premier Lin Chuan and published the feature story "Review the Budget for Forward-Looking Infrastructure Plan"