TVNZ sure is going for a NEW approach to current affairs, but it is one of which they should be ashamed. Last night’s 20/20 was quite the worst piece of ‘investigative reporting’ and I use the term with my tongue firmly in my cheek, that I think I’ve ever seen.
Colette Lochore, the reigning Miss World NZ, decided that she’d like to go ‘undercover’ to ‘expose’ the NZ modeling industry. However it was unclear before or after the story as to why this ‘exposure’ was needed, as the report lacked any substance whatsoever. This ‘exposure’ consisted of this non-journalist making a few telephone calls and going for an appointment at a company that offers training and intros to model agencies, for those with no experience in this industry, something the company in question appeared quite up front in explaining to her. Continue reading »