Whistleblower Tabloid Journalist
Jodie & Soda speak with a UK Tabloid Journalist who reveals the extreme lengths they go to, to get a great story.
Sarah says social media has been a great platform for many reporters to get a comment from friends or family when it comes to celebrity stories.
“You might read in the paper ‘a friend says they’re an amazing person etc.’ in a story most of the time reporters have made fake Facebook accounts and conned their way in to being one of their friends and then before you know it you’re on their Facebook and can see what they’ve posted”
She also explains that sometimes journalists go undercover to get a find out is a well-known Footballer had split with his wife.
“I dressed up as a delivery person, knocked on the door with a parcel for the wife and when they said she didn’t live there anymore that was the proof we needed”