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Sloppy Journalism Part 8

31/01/2009

This letter makes an excellent point about the stupidity of the media, especially Close Up and Mark Sainsbury, in their coverage of the silly little boy who at the age of 10 took his mother’s car for a 100km spin.

Letters to the Editor - NZ Herald - 30 January

Letters to the Editor - NZ Herald - 30 January

The story was sloppy, indeed shoddy. The little monster should have been vilified not given his 15 minutes of fame.

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One Comment
  1. 31/01/2009 20:39

    Quite right to in this blogger’s humble opinion. I actually blogged about this a week ago

    http://keepingstock.blogspot.com/2009/01/understatement-of-week.html

    It’s absurd that someone like Sainsbury makes a hero out of this kid.

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