ITV’s ‘The Exclusives’ sees 6 desperate young writers hit the offices of Bauer Media in an attempt to see who can humiliate themselves the most as they’re hurled into candid interviews with their idols. Robbie Wojciechowski can’t believe that the programme’s commissioners have stooped that low.
How should journalists report disasters and humanitarian relief operations? What is the right balance between stirring the sympathies of viewers and readers, which will increase contributions to the response, and pointing out the problems and the gaps? Between compassion and complexity? That was the subject of a recent symposium, organised by NGO Plan UK, with [...]
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