“To get to the truth when a lot of people in public bodies and political figures and so on are lying and obfuscating, deliberately hiding and misleading, sometimes journalists have to play dirty too; and to pretend otherwise I think is ridiculous,” he told PBS interviewer Charlie Rose.But then, Piers didn't work in the BBC health team where it's perfectly acceptable to believe every misleading, lying or obfuscating 'story' and present it unquestioningly. Seeing and hearing no evil in the most biased of press releases is the name of the game for our state-funded broadcaster.
And even when they pretend to 'investigate', they fuck it up.
Internationally respected news service? Yeah, right.