Watch One Rogue Reporter (2014)

Genre: Documentary Comedy

Rating: 7.6/10
Runtime: 61 min

Countries:United Kingdom

Release: 2014

Director: Tom JenkinsonRich Peppiatt

Stars: John Bishop Chris Bryant Steve Coogan Paul Dacre Nick Davies Hugh Grant A.C. Grayling Roy Greenslade Charlotte Harris Owen Jones Kelvin Mackenzie Max Mosley Rich Peppiatt John Prescott Joan Smith

Synopsis:
Everyone has fantasised about emailing their boss & unleashing what they really think of them. Few actually ever reach for the keyboard. Fewer still end up pressing 'send'. No one has made a film about it - until now. One Rogue Reporter is the story of Rich Peppiatt, a tabloid hack who snaps over his red top paper's fixation with sensationalism over substance and titillation over truth. When the phone hacking scandal engulfs Rupert Murdoch's News of the World, throwing tabloid ethics under the spotlight, Rich decides to use the skills he's honed on Fleet Street to turn-the-tables on the press barons peddling sex, lies and scaremongering under the cloak of journalism. The result is a hilariously satirical documentary: part investigative exposé; part comedy caper; part cri de coeur against unaccountable press power. What began as a critically-acclaimed comedy show at the Edinburgh Fringe has been inventively transferred to the screen with the help of incisive interviewees ranging from ...

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