Government should regulate ownership of media outlets: US scholar

Radio Taiwan Internatinal
Date: 24 October, 2019
By: Shirley Lin

American Enterprise Institute scholar Gary Schmitt says that Taiwan’s government should regulate the

American Enterprise Institute scholar Gary Schmitt

ownership of Taiwanese media companies.

Schmitt was speaking Wednesday during a seminar in Washington on ways the US and Taiwan can work together to counter Chinese threats.

Schmitt said that some owners of Taiwanese media outlets have huge interests in China or receive subsidies from China. He said this means that their reporting can be distorted by Chinese influence.    [FULL  STORY]

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