Is Your Favorite 'Journalist' on the Malaysian Government's Payroll? Maybe

Cord Jefferson · 03/01/13 05:42PM

BuzzFeed's Rosie Gray today drops news that a number of people writing for a whole host of websites across the political spectrum were doing so on behalf of the Malaysian government. And for their work they were paid handsomely. In other words, they were secretly pawning off talking points from the Malaysian government as their own in exchange for money. This is how some journalists get paid now.