Monday November 30, 2020

Disciplinary process at INM after McCollum coverage

An individual has been suspended pending a disciplinary hearing

24th April, 2016
Michaella McCollum was recently released from a Peru prison

Independent News & Media has begun a disciplinary process involving a journalist, following a report that cash was offered by the Irish Independent to Peru ‘drug mule’ Michaella McCollum in return for an interview.

The issue is whether INM authorised a claimed offer of cash to her solicitor in exchange for an interview.

An individual has been suspended pending a disciplinary hearing. The reporter involved is understood to have believed they were acting...

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