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Naver faces probe by South Korean communications watchdog over news service conduct

By Jenny Lee
  • 25 Sep 2023 07:46
  • 25 Sep 2023 07:46
Naver has found itself in the crosshairs of a fact-finding inquiry by South Korea’s communications watchdog over concerns surrounding its news service operations.

In a statement announcing the launch of the investigation (see here), the Korea Communications Commission, or KCC, said preliminary checks conducted since July indicated potential malpractices on the pa

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Jenny Lee


Jenny joined MLex’s Seoul bureau in 2021 as a correspondent focusing on competition law and data privacy and security. Jenny received a Master’s degree from Northwestern University’s renowned Medill School of Journalism and worked for a number of news organizations in the US, including the Associated Press Television News, McClatchy and Voice of America, where she worked for almost three years in Washington DC. She returned to her native South Korea in 2019 as a reporter for Wired Korea.

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