Saturday, September 13, 2014

The Bought And Paid For: George Will Edition

George Will Promoted "Key Issue" Of Lobbying Group Two Weeks After Keynoting Its Conference | Blog | Media Matters for America:

George Will promoted a "key issue" of a lobbying group in his Washington Post column just two weeks after giving the keynote address at its conference.

Journalism ethicists have recently raised concerns about Will's ethical practices, and have urged greater transparency and disclosure in his Post columns. Will has been criticized for failing to reveal his connections to Wisconsin's conservative Bradley Foundation, and Americans for Prosperity (AFP), a massive political group backed by the industrialist Koch brothers...

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