Archive for March, 2013


Corpsing On Camera

There’s something delicious about getting the giggles on camera. For most reporters, concentration (as well as a vague sense of professionalism) over-rides any desire to corpse during the actual interview itself. The danger comes during the recording of what are known as cut-aways. These are filmed in order to ensure a smooth ride in the edit suite and usually involve asking questions to an empty chair or nodding thoughtfully at precisely nothing. All of which can induce a fit of ...