media corruption - updates

Rappler's latest stories on media corruption


PODCAST: Romancing the media during elections

Jul 06, 2015 - 11:00 AM

What does it take to give a candidate much coveted airtime?

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

Time for PH media to address corruption in ranks - NUJP

May 19, 2014 - 8:01 PM

Following the publication of a report on media personalities who allegedly benefitted from the pork barrel scam the group calls on the media to come together and save its credibility

Chiz: Invite media to explain payoffs

Mar 19, 2014 - 5:10 PM

Escudero says the Nabcor funds reportedly given to journalists are public funds and should be investigated by the Senate blue ribbon committee

New protests as Turkey president signs judiciary curbs

Feb 27, 2014 - 8:01 AM

The latest protests were organized by the main opposition Republican People s Party CHP after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was allegedly recorded discussing how to hide large sums of money

'THEY ARE THIEVES' Supporters of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) shout slogans against the government as they hold placards reading 'there are thieves' during a demonstration in Istanbul, Turkey, 26 February 2014. Tolga Bozoglu/EPA

Turkey PM vows action against 'fake' leaked recordings

Feb 26, 2014 - 8:18 AM

The phone conversations posted on YouTube allegedly reveal Erdogan asking his son Bilal to make millions of euros stashed in several houses disappear

TO BRUSSELS. In this file photo, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to journalists in Ankara, December 25, 2013. Adem Altan/AFP

Vitug Vlogs: Media Covenant

Jan 25, 2013 - 10:01 PM

This week nearly 20 prominent journalists and politicians pledge not to accept pay for favors specially with the upcoming elections

Journalists, politicos fight corruption before elections

Jan 22, 2013 - 6:11 PM

As many as 90 of journalists may engage in mild forms of corruption during elections

Shades of gray in media ethics

Dec 03, 2012 - 9:52 AM

Rules seem unclear here because everything is genial But saying no is still the best option And disclosure is a must

Journalism's creative destruction

Dec 01, 2012 - 6:24 PM

The phoenix rising out of the ashes will bring greater transparency and the journalist’s role will be as essential in the future as it is today

Media secrets

Nov 26, 2012 - 9:42 AM

We are at the frontlines of demanding transparency and accountability from public officials and the people we cover yet we exempt ourselves We’re a league unto our own beyond the scrutiny of the public

Vitug Vlogs: Corruption in media

Nov 23, 2012 - 10:33 PM

Rappler’s editor at large Marites Vitug talks about corruption in the media

Is corruption of the media creeping online?

Nov 22, 2012 - 8:38 PM

Loot bag bloggers are changing the media landscape as they get mixed up with citizen journalists Are undisclosed paid reviews and posts a form of deception?

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.

Murdochs in line for criticism in phone hacking report

May 01, 2012 - 11:23 AM

Lawmakers on the cross party committee are reportedly divided on how far to criticise the Murdochs over the phone hacking scandal which prompted them to close down their 168 year old News of the World tabloid in July

News Corp Chief Rupert Murdoch (L) and wife Wendi Deng (R) are driven away from the High Court in central London on April 26, 2012 after Rupert Murdoch's second and final day of giving evidence at the Leveson Inquiry. Photo by Justin Tallis/AFP

British journalist arrested for corruption

Apr 20, 2012 - 7:09 AM

A journalist from The Sun Britain s best selling newspaper is arrested on suspicion of illegally paying public officials