Daily Caller: Documents Reveal Deep Relationship Between LA Times And Anti-Exxon Campaigners

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by Chris White
The Daily Caller

One of the wealthy groups bankrolling a year-long investigation targeting Exxon Mobil has a nearly 20-year history with the Los Angeles Times, according to documents obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation.

The working relationship between Nicolas Goldberg, who runs the LA Times’ editorial board, and the director of the Rockefeller Family Fund (RFF), Lee Wasserman, calls into question the newspaper’s failure to disclose in recent editorials the fund’s role in the ongoing probes…

Recent reports suggest the Rockefellers’ philanthropic efforts are part of an overarching campaign to direct public policy to help boost their financial portfolio.

The Energy and Environment Legal Institute, for instance, published a report in December suggesting the family has pumped millions of dollars into fringe movements meant to place climate policies at the forefront of nearly every aspect of American politics.

The report, titled The Rockefeller Way: The Family’s Covert “Climate Change” Plan, highlights years of the philanthropic efforts by the family to direct policy objectives meant to pad its already bloated wallet. It also includes a video running down the family’s history of dumping money on fledgling charity groups to rebuild his public image.

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