Losing Trust in Television

13 03 2007

There were a number of scandals in TV last week while I was away, and they are all summed up neatly in this Guardian article. Voting phone numbers given out after lines have closed, pre-recorded shows running competitions that have already been won, fake winners announced on screen, this has been a bad time to lie to your audience. The line in the piece that made me think was the one about viewers trust in TV.

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