Hey VICE: Your documentary is bad, and you should feel bad

From ... My heart’s in Accra Fri Nov 9 2012, 19:54:49

Shortly after I posted a review of Mads Brügger's "The Ambassador", a film that raised some interesting questions about what constitutes ethical and responsible journalism about Africa, I got a reminder about just how low alleged journalists can go in reporting about places they don't know. I got a PR pitch from the folks at [...]

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