Independent editor flies out for meeting with Saudi partner

Staff concerned that Christian Broughton’s trip coincides with ‘Davos in the desert’ conference after Jamal Khashoggi killingThe editor of the Independent has flown to Riyadh to meet with the news outlet’s controversial new Saudi publishing partner despite growing concerns over its links to the country following the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.Christian Broughton’s trip comes as a number of media organisations boycott a major Riyadh investment conference. It was said to be a long-planned meeting with the representatives of the newspaper’s new partner, the Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SRMG) – a publishing business with close ties to the Saudi royal family. Related: Mohammed bin Salman calls Khashoggi murder a 'heinous crime' Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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