Bell Pottinger's Gupta links cast doubt on veracity of news - analysts

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Ajay and Atul Gupta. (Pic: Gallo Images)
Ajay and Atul Gupta. (Pic: Gallo Images)

Cape Town – The role that UK public relations company Bell Pottinger played as communications adviser for the Gupta family has raised considerable doubt about the veracity of news in South Africa, according to two independent political analysts. 

Bell Pottinger, which recently stepped down as the Gupta-owned Oakbay’s public relations firm, is said among other things to have driven a social media campaign to try and divert attention from the Gupta family’s involvement in state capture by emphasising the role white monopoly capital plays in South Africa’s economy.

READ: Gupta PR firm's strategy to win back support for Zuptas

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