26 Nov '11, 12pm

Is Tintin the world’s most unethical journalist? « The Straits Times Blogs

By Joel Cooper Copy Editor [email protected] Hacking phones, bribing cops - it seems nothing is off limits for the sleazy tabloid pack. But despite the growing backlash, one particularly sordid and unethical journalist has so far managed to escape unscathed. Don't be fooled by his boyish charm and innocent looking white dog. This amoral hack thinks nothing of breaking into homes, stealing private property and hounding innocent members of the public halfway across the globe to get his grubby little hands on a scoop. Worse still, he's been doing it right under the noses of Singapore's cinema-going public. Yes, if you're looking for an example of the gutter press at its grubbiest, look no further than Tintin. Hergé's chubby cheeked adventurer may seem harmless enough, with his comfy sweaters and baggy brown slacks. In reality, he's even more slippery than the Brylcreem on h...

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