A Story of Hatchet Wielding Television
“Media ethics” is a bankrupt oxymoron. With its latest display of sensational irresponsibility, Channel 4 TV has completed its initiation into the world of tabloid journalism.
“If you don’t leave, I’ll have to call the police.”
With intrusive paparazzi and relentless media hounds of late even more unpopular than usual, a call for police assistance from someone feeling “harassed” by an interviewer may not seem out of the ordinary. In this case, there is a difference: The man protesting the “intrusion” was television producer Simon Berthon.
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