Topic: “Story behind the story”

Posted in Behind the News

Reporter provides rare view inside Coke

, by Paul Colford

One top AP editor said the story “sent dominoes tumbling in all directions.”

Business reporter Candice Choi obtained stunning emails that showed Coca-Cola Co. was a guiding force behind a nonprofit group founded to fight obesity. “Coke helped pick the group’s leaders, edited its mission statement and suggested articles and videos for its website,” Choi wrote.