Press Boycott for Estrada
Philippines President Joseph Estrada has always had a rocky relationship with the press.
The 62-year-old former action movie star gets consistently bad coverage. He is regularly portrayed as everything from an ageing Lothario to a tool of corrupt business interests.
Now some of Estrada's friends are fighting back.
And unfortunately for the nation's best-selling newspaper, they're the kind of friends who have advertising budgets.
The Philippine Daily Inquirer was one target bereft of cinema advertising last month as film companies withdrew to protest the paper's irreverent reporting on the President.
And now the paper is accusing some of …
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Publication information: Article title: Press Boycott for Estrada. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Business Asia. Volume: 7. Issue: 17 Publication date: August 30, 1999. Page number: 18. © 1999 First Charlton Communications Pty Ltd. COPYRIGHT 1999 Gale Group.
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