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POLITICO reported that CNBC ended its program World Business after the Sarawak Report revealed “the show’s production company was doubling as a PR firm for Malaysian politicians.”

The Sarawak Report, a site for “citizens and onlookers deeply concerned by the situation in Sarawak, East Malaysia,” indicated that the production company, FBC Media, may have helped “improve [politician Taib Mahmud’s] international image” by airing “puff pieces.”

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