Jackson Trial Dispatch: “Spaces Too Small For Most TV Egos”

By Brian 

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In the Independent, ITV’s Adrian Britton files a fun dispatch from the Michael Jackson trial:

  “Behind barriers running the length of the car park in front of the court, “live position” cameras are squeezed into allocated spaces. Small rectangular areas, no larger than the floor space of a cubicle loo, are marked out on the tarmac with tape. “Do Not Cross Your Line” warns a notice tied to the railings. Should you stray a few inches from your camera spot you may well find yourself addressing an entirely different nation. Cramped in spaces too small for most TV egos, we stare down the lens, our voices struggling not to be drowned out by a news network neighbour from hell.”

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