BBC is dragged into fakery row after it admits a tribe in Human Planet built treehouses for the benefit of the cameras - but did not live in them



The BBC has been dragged into a fakery row after it admitted a tribe in one of its documentaries had built treehouses for the benefit of the cameras - but did not actually live in them.
The Corporation said that series Human Planet had breached its ‘editorial standards’ by inaccurately portraying the lives of members of a community in Papa New Guinea.
In the documentary, the Korowai tribe can be seen building the houses and relocating their pets and children up to the treetops.
Narrator John Hurt tells of how 42 workers ‘countless felled trees’ and three miles of twine lead to the... read more

 
5 April 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 42
Source: Daily Mail
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