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To err is human, to blog is divine

Beckett, Charlie (2008) To err is human, to blog is divine. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (20 May 2008). Website.

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I’ve made plenty of mistakes in two decades of broadcast journalism but I am still surprised at a couple of blunders made at the BBC recently. First, they broadcast library pictures of the 2004 Asian tsunami in a report about the 2008 Burmese cylcone. Then they used pictures of Hitler dolls in a piece to illustrate the rise of neo-nazism in Ukraine. Unfortunately the film was actually of dolls made in Taiwan.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 10:30
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:24

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