Sky News Catches Flak For MH17 Luggage Gaffe
The MH17 crash has provided several examples of news broadcasts going beyond the bounds of media ethics and good taste.By Jake Godin | July 20, 2014
For journalists covering a disaster like the MH17 plane crash, there are some pretty obvious things you shouldn't do. For example: digging through the personal belongings of deceased passengers is probably a bad idea.
Unfortunately, Sky News reporter Colin Brazier may have been trying a little too hard to stir up some empathy in the viewers when he started rummaging through a suitcase during a shot.
"A set of keys, a toothbrush, I mean so ... We shouldn't really be doing this I suppose, really."