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Lies, slurs and dodgy experts: welcome to the nightly news

Jewell, John 2015. Lies, slurs and dodgy experts: welcome to the nightly news. The Conversation 2015 (3 Mar)

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It’s not a good time to be a newscaster in the US. The latest controversy to hit broadcasters concerns Kristi Capel, a morning news presenter on Cleveland Ohio’s Fox 8 network. The morning after Lady Gaga had wowed the Oscars ceremony with her Sound of Music medley, Capel commented, live on air, whilst giggling and gesticulating, “It’s hard to really hear her [Ga Ga’s] voice with all that jigaboo music that she does, or whatever you want to call it. Jigaboo.”

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Published Online
Status: Published
Schools: Journalism, Media and Culture
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Publisher: The Conversation Trust
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 17 July 2020
Last Modified: 06 May 2023 06:38

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