corruption in media - updates

Rappler's latest stories on corruption in media


Non-news for sale?

Jun 29, 2015 - 6:45 PM

It s P5 000 per reporter in exchange for not mentioning the name of a police general in stories

China luxury watch official gets 14 years in prison

Sep 05, 2013 - 12:40 PM

A Chinese official who became known as Brother Watch because of his taste for luxury timepieces was convicted of corruption and sentenced to 14 years in prison

China takes the show online for Bo trial

Aug 24, 2013 - 10:17 AM

The court s verified weibo account was set up less than a week ago but has already accumulated more than 400 000 followers as people across China flocked online for updates

FACING THE COURT. This picture taken on August 22, 2013 and released by the Jinan Intermediate People's Court's Weibo account shows former Chinese political star Bo Xilai (C) standing on trial in the Intermediate People's Court in Jinan, east China's Shandong province. AFP / Jinan Intermediate People's Court

Journalism, criticism, and debate

Nov 28, 2012 - 10:05 AM

The struggle for journalism is for its practitioners to want to struggle to be journalists every day

Victor Barreiro Jr.

4 columnists exposed for similar sin tax articles

Nov 15, 2012 - 6:36 AM

An online poster showing 4 newspaper columns bearing similar content on the sin tax bill has been circulating on social media prompting criticism from netizens

PR MACHINERY? This image has been circulating in social media sites. (Click on the image to view larger version.)

2 journalists arrested in Britain media probe

Jul 12, 2012 - 9:07 AM

Police arrest two British journalists for corruption charges

Talk the walk

Jul 05, 2012 - 2:45 PM

When did we become endemically corrupt as a nation? The point when enough people took enough small steps to make it that way.