Apr 16, 2012

Ten’s Titanic struggle … Herald Sun apologises for Logies leak

In today's Media Briefs: Channel Ten News's Titanic long bow, Obit of the week, Steve Jobs the movie -- starring Ashton Kutcher, Gawker's bargain basement Fox News mole and more...

Channel Ten News’ Titanic long bow. It was the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic yesterday and newsrooms the world over scrambled for an angle, any angle, to bring a local flavour to the story. Cue last night’s Channel Ten News, which retold the story of stewardess Violet Jessop who had “survived” the sinking of all White Star Liner’s Olympic class ships (Titanic, Britannic and Olympic) and “might just be the luckiest seafarer of all”.

For this, Ten News interviewed Jessop’s Australian niece Marilyn Jessop (the relevant part starts at the one-minute mark) …

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