Minister’s role in EBC bid not a conflict: NCC

Taipei Times
Date:  Nov 26, 2015
By: Shelley Shan  /  Staff reporter

The National Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday said that its interaction with minister-without-portfolio Jacyln Tsai (蔡玉玲) — an attorney who heads a law firm that provides legal assistance to DMG Entertainment — has always been based on the law and professionalism, adding that the relationship would not affect the commission’s review of DMG’s proposed acquisition of Eastern Broadcasting Co (EBC).

The Los Angeles-based entertainment company was reported to have acquired one of Taiwan’s largest television networks, which generated an uproar earlier this week.

Lawmakers said that one of the cofounders of Dynamic Marketing Group — to which DMG Entertainment belongs — is the son of a former Chinese People’s Liberation Army leader.

They expressed concern that Dynamic Marketing Group’s ties with China would affect content presented on the network.     [FULL  STORY]

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