Ties Keyzer is a journalist based in The Netherlands.

As co-founder of the investigative journalism collective The Investigative Desk, Ties Keyzer delves into one of the oldest and most successful lobbying and marketing machines in history: the tobacco industry. In addition, he investigates the international energy sector and their geopolitical influence.

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Ties Keyzer
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Big Tobacco's proxy-lobby in the 21st century

  • Industry

Le Monde and The Investigative Desk delved into the multi-layered world of Big Tobacco’s 21st century astroturfing. They discovered that under the guise of defending individual freedom, fake consumer organisations are promoting e-cigarettes.