TITLE

Corporations Work Hard to Prevent Reporting

AUTHOR(S)
McNair, James
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Summer2002, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses several ways in which U.S. corporations prevent journalists from reporting their business practices. Criticisms on the annual meeting held by publicly held corporations for their shareholders; Reaction of Enron officials to inquiries about its finances by Jonathan Weil and Bethany McLean; Instances in which corporations try their best to eliminate proficient business reporters who become too investigative.
ACCESSION #
7147447

 

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