Media oligarchs, food secrecy, & AIPAC lobbyists (E181)
Afshin Rattansi goes underground on the Guardian, accused of kowtowing to advertisers over editorial content. Former contributor Nafeez Ahmed describes a culture where ‘certain types of questions about Israel shouldn’t be asked’ and describes the media as a ‘battle of the oligarchs.’ Investigative food journalist Joanna Blythman looks at the secrets of the food industry, warning that companies 'hide behind the creed of commercial confidentiality' and have a revolving-door with their regulators. We take a look at which British MPs are on the guest list for the annual conference of influential lobbyists the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee. Russian aggression dominates the headlines in this week’s Breaking Views. And are ALL British taxpayers dodging taxes?
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