Political geese and journalistic gander – Fr Joe Borg

Thumbs up for the front page story carried by this paper last Sunday revealing the meeting of two Nationalists MPs, Kristy Debono and Hermann Schiavone, with Yorgen Fenech, the owner of the shady company 17 Black. He is also, among many other things, the executive director of the Tumas Group and a director of Electrogas which won the bid to run our power station. We were told that the meeting was to inquire about a possible sponsorship for a conference.

Many times journalistic stories are followed by a lot of noise and very little action. I could mention the Panama Papers, the Café Premier scandal, the dubious contract given to a cleaning company at St Vincent de Paul Residence for the elderly, the revelation that a senior official accused by the Auditor General of collusion in the Gaffarena case has been reinstated. These are just four of a plethora of examples.

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