Why are Sonia Kruger’s views on immigration regarded as legitimate news?
It’s a question some very experienced and respected journalists continue to wrestle with.
ABC broadcaster Richard Glover seemed at a loss recently to explain how someone’s views on immigration could possibly constitute genuine news.
He commented last week1 that “the surprise for me is that [celebrity opinions] are picked up by other media and then reported as if it’s news in itself. It is a change from even five years ago”.