Former Ambassador Revealed How The New York Times (NYT) Takes Over The Inquirer


Former Ambassador of the Philippines to Cyprus and Greece and veteran columnist Rigoberto Tiglao revealed how an international news outlet, The New York Times took over one of the country's leading news daily, the Philippine Daily Inquirer as both papers posted a condemnatory article attacking Pres. Rody Duterte.


According to The Manila Times columnist, R. Tiglao, The New York Times, a US-based news outlet took over the Philippine Daily Inquirer by publishing an article which is an extremely biased NYT opinion piece disguised as a news story.

R. Tiglao stated that the Inquier threw its integrity to the winds as they published the NYT piece a day after the US newspaper put it on its front pages.

The veteran columnist revealed that the NYT article "Becoming Rodrigio Duterte, Strongman in the Philippines" is extremely biased and it is not only a "hack job," but a "hatchet job," meaning "a fierce and malicious attack on somebody, with falsehoods mixed with truths, in order to ruin his reputation."

The Manila Times writer revealed some points on how The New York Times took over the Philippine Daily Inquirer, which is indeed a remarkable moment in the history of Philippine media. The Philippine Constitution did not allow any foreign media to control ownership in the Philippines but what happen to Inquirer is really damaging.

R. Tiglao writes "This is the reason why our Constitution bans foreigners from owning even a single share in Philippine media, so that their views don’t capture this thing that represents the nation. Yet even just for a single day, PDI surrendered its edition to the NYT, gratis."

Netizens and supporters of Pres. Rody Duterte took to social meda and aired their concerned on the latest article posted by the Inquirer to malign the Duterte administration.

To know more about the details on how The New York Times took over The Inquirer, just read the complete article of R. Tiglao for The Manila Times.

Source: The Manila Times
 

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