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Monday, 4 April 2016

Why no mention of David Cameron's father and senior Tory figures named in 'Panama Papers' leak?

http://www.theguardian.com/news/2016/apr/03/panama-papers-money-hidden-offshore?CMP=share_btn_fb



A network of secret offshore deals and vast loans worth $2bn has laid a trail to Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin.





Sky New, BBC news and the rest of the British media have been running this story since last night. All share the same slant in that they all repeatedly stress the connection of Vladimir Putin with Mossack Fonseca and the sleasy dealing in offshore bank accounts and money laundering What they also share, is a complete disregard of the names or suggestions of the identities of the British politicians and their connections with money laundering and other distasteful financial activities referred to in the millions of files leaked.


Former Tory MPs, donors and David Cameron's father among those named



If the media must respond to government "guidelines" to ramp up the anti Russian/anti Putin propaganda and play down any suggestion of sleaze at Westminster and to be biased and partisan in their reporting they could at least try to be a little more subtle,