Thought provoking 22 minute documentary on what it is like to live on Government benefits
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The BBC have defended their new show Famous, Rich and Sat Naked in a Puddle against allegations that it is nothing more than poverty porn. Producer Richard McKerrow has denied that teaming celebrities with “naked losers” and filming them sitting together sans clothes in a puddle for seven days is in any way exploitative or demeaning.
I spent some time late last night watching ’Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away!’ on Channel 5 (UK).
About 6 weeks ago, this show first aired right in the middle of the furore created by Benefits Street, and the effects of the show will definitely not be as long-lasting. 241 more words
Sensationalism is ridiculously prevalent in the media because it garners readers and viewers. I refuse to read papers such as the Daily Mail or news sources such as CNN and Fox News, due to the fear mongering, finger pointing and ringleading which is so blindingly obvious in their journalism. 554 more words