Michael McDowell ‘chancing his arm’ in comments on media regulations


Former tánaiste Michael McDowell was “chancing his arm” when he said new regulations on media holdings should allow existing arrangements to be challenged, Minister for Communications Alex White has said. Mr White said “labyrinthine commercial issues” and constitutional property rights mean it would be impossible to introduce a law on media mergers with retrospective effect.

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