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Listed under:  Society  >  Social relations  >  Trust  >  Deception

Media Watch, 1997: In Barcelona tonight

This clip shows 'Media Watch' presenter Stuart Littlemore describing how a story on 'Today Tonight' about fugitive businessman Christopher Skase had been fabricated. Littlemore summarises the story in which journalist David Richardson claimed to be in Majorca (Mallorca) fleeing local police who wanted his tape of Skase. ...


Media Watch, 1999: Cash for comment

This clip shows Richard Ackland, presenter of 'Media Watch', alleging that radio personality John Laws sought payment from the Australian Bankers' Association (ABA) to change his on-air opinions. Voice recordings and transcripts of Laws saying he was approached by the banks are juxtaposed with a confidential ABA document ...


Forbidden Lie$, 2007: Beyond belief

This clip presents two Jordanian experts on 'honour' killing presenting evidence that Norma Khouri's book 'Forbidden Love', which claims to be the true story of an 'honour' killing in Jordan, is a fabrication. The clip begins with the voice of one of the experts, a journalist who campaigns against 'honour' killing, saying ...