buckraking
buck·rak·ing (bŭkʹrā'kĭng) n.
The practice of accepting large sums of money for speaking to business or special interest groups, especially when viewed as compromising the objectivity of journalists.
  [Blend of buck3, and muckraking, gerund of muckrake.]   buckʹrak'er n.

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