Corruption

Anne Applebaum Elements of the 2016 British referendum campaign have long seemed familiar to Americans. There was a close, controversial election, full of rancor and anger. There were a lot of wealthy men talking about “the people” and their “will.” There were targeted advertising campaigns, stolen data and fake social media accounts. But now, with […]

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Some experts say that it will take a rickety coalition of as many as four parties to form a new government. If the Left Greens win, Mr. Gunnlaugsson would be an unlikely coalition partner. They appear to be more open to teaming with a revived Social Democrat Party and, potentially, the Pirate Party — a […]

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Source: Sixteen Films, Sony, El Deseo, Pathe, Mister Smith Entertainment ‘Sorry We Missed You’, ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’, ‘Pain Glory’, ‘Proxima’, ‘Radegund’ It is just a month until the Cannes Film Festival unveils the Official Selection of its 72nd edition, running May 14-25 this year, with the parallel sections following suit a few days […]

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A painting of Joseph Pulitzer (Library of Congress) LOS ANGELES — It’s a story that would not sound too out of place in 2019: New York’s leading newspaper accuses the president of the US of corruption and the latter sues the paper’s publisher for libel. Striking back, the publisher declares in an editorial that his […]

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Saudi authorities charged 126 local government employees across the country with corruption, abuse of power and other crimes as part of a controversial anti-corruption campaign that started in 2017. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (Photo: The White House)The charges include “financial and managerial corruption, abuse of power as well as other legal and criminal violations,” […]

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Then there’s Greece, where economists have struggled to even calculate a VCR. According to the International Monetary Fund, more than half of Greek households pay zero income tax. Indeed, tax evasion is practically a national sport. Take the swimming-pool trick. After the 2008 recession, the government placed a luxury tax on private pools. When only […]

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Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car bomb 10 months ago (Photo: Nikolaj Nielsen) “There has been an institutional capture of all the important institutions in the country. That includes the police,” he told EUobserver on Thursday (16 August) -10 months to the day when journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was assassinated. Malta has two […]

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has hundreds of members across the world. Typically, these journalists are outstanding in their countries and have won many national and global awards. Our monthly series, Meet the Investigators, highlights the work of these tireless journalists. This month, we speak to Umar Cheema, an award-winning Pakistani investigative reporter with […]

Mostly, though, this conventionally made, PBS-friendly biodoc marked by those pages you could fall into, Adam Driver narrating, Liev Schreiber accenting his way through voice-overs as Pulitzer, and historian interviews, is a brisk, engaging-enough reminder of why the man’s name is synonymous with press freedom and prizes for the best in reporting. … read more […]

In 1909, the world, the then most influential New York daily newspaper, accused President Theodore Roosevelt of orchestrating a $40 million cover-up of corrupt practices in the building of the Panama Canal.  In response, Roosevelt sued The World’s publisher, Joseph Pulitzer, for libel. Pulitzer refused to back down.  Any resemblance to a current president and […]