Game consultant Will Porter asks whether freebies are damaging consumer trust in journalism.
On one side politicians fiddle their expenses and ex-royals cash in on their relatives. On the other newspapers and TV channels back the party Murdoch has done a deal with, and in-between times their competitions milk us for our hard-earned money.
We increasingly live in an age of consumer cynicism that drags down both those in a position of power and those whose role it is to report on them. Worse still, this public mistrust is well placed – actively fuelled by real-life greed and a tail-chasing media.