The Apprentice Rules Reality TV

12 06 2008

Show: The Apprentice

Celeb: Sir Alan

The sheer coverage for The Apprentice today is incredible – Telegraph (p1, p2, p23), Mail (p1, p11, p15, p53) and The Times gives the show a 5 star rating.  By having a winner who cheated on his CV they also have the ‘cheats prosper’ angle to stir up debate.

With Reality TV still reigning supreme (nearly a decade after the first series of Big Brother) it’s worth remembering that not everything on the screen is entirely truthful… this excellent video from Charlie Brooker takes you through how a bit of snappy editing can change a TV moment entirely:




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