Contributed by: filbert Friday, June 03 2005 @ 08:55 AM CST
The ABC affiliate (Denver channel 7) planned to use money and hidden cameras to research whether Martino, who appears regularly on Fox-31 News, takes payments to endorse products and services. Martino fought back with a similarly surreptitious tactic: his own hidden camera.
Channel 7 initially asked a Denver businessman for help with its report. At Martino’s behest, the man on Wednesday secretly taped the journalists as they outlined their proposed investigation.
Discussion Topic: Mainstream journalism today is nothing more than an elaborate, expensive, destructive and tedious game of “gotcha.” Arguments for? Against?