TV Review

Could RTE not have found something better to do with its chief news correspondent than sending him out to Irish towns to talk to people in what was an extended vox pop?

19th February, 2011
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Could RTE not have found something better to do with its chief news correspondent than sending him out to Irish towns to talk to people in what was an extended vox pop?

I’ve long felt that vox pops are a lazy kind of journalism.

They fill half a page of a newspaper or a few minutes of airtime, and they don’t amount to a hill of beans when it comes to gauging public...

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