buckraking
 n.— «All three contracted with the insurance lobby to give speeches to industry groups for large sums of money, a practice known as “buckraking.” Though the Washington Post reported in 2002 that NBC prohibited its employees engaging in buckraking, AHIP lists Synderman’s fee as between $30,001 and $50,000 per speaking engagement.» —“Health care reporters on the take?” by Ivan Oransky The Scientist July 30, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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