John Fahey & The Lurid-o-meter

If Alex Honnold plunges to his death this autumn
during his skyscraper stunt for National Geographic,
who will be held accountable?

Here’s John Fahey describing his “right to veto” programs slated to appear on the National Geographic Channel (which is majority owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation):

If a young man killing himself on live TV does not qualify as “lurid” in John Fahey’s mind, then what does?

Alex Honnold

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≡ Audio clip from John Fahey’s interview with Bob Garfield
of On The Media, March 30, 2012. Listen to the whole thing here

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