NY Times journalist explains report
The journalist who published a report in the New York Times stating that Former President MP Mahinda Rajapaksa obtained funds from China at the 2015 Presidential Election has explained the findings via Twitter.
The main charge against the journalist over the past few days has been unilateral media reporting.
However, rejecting the allegations, South Asia correspondent at The New York Times Maria Abi-Habib said on several occasions, various efforts were made to inquire Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa before releasing the relevant research report.
Taking to Twitter, Abi-Habibi said “They allowed our photographer access to Rajapaksa but refused multiple requests for comment made via email, phone, Whatsapp. They didn’t seem to want to provide their side of the story, which we REALLY wanted to include. We tried for 2 months & still wait for their response today.”
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So the story line is clear now.
NY times tried several times to contact MR or his office via email, whatsapp and phone. They being a big player in media did very orthodontics ways of contacting a ex-president. It can be in any country no one will respond to such ways.
If your former president cannot respond to email, Whatsapp or phone, he is only fit to be in the Meetotumulla Rubbish Dump.
Mate, Maaraya, this is modern world, see how effectively Obama and Trump and Modi are using Twitter to rule the country?
If the former president still believes in people worshipping his kurrakkan satakaya and falling on his feet in prayer, he is a deadwood, mate.