Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Channel 4 doesn't like Greenies?
I have made programmes for C4 and they amount of intrusion and hassel they gave us to make even a 3minute short was a nightmare. Demands that any reference to any corporation be taken out or re-edited so it was stunning to see the Great Global Warming Swindle- a program with all sorts of daft claims but against activists rather than corporations.
Another journalist, George Monbiot took up the fight.
Channel 4 upsets all sorts of people, and it has every right to do so. On all other issues it appears to do so in a random fashion, sometimes attacking people on one side of the debate, sometimes on the other. But one polemical position has kept recurring over the past 18 years: a fierce antagonism towards environmentalism....read more