TV reporter in India fired for covering story from flood victim’s shoulders


The head of News Express in India says: “You cannot ride on someone’s back for a story. We terminated him on Tuesday.”
Fired reporter Narayan Pargaien contends: “This was entirely the cameraman’s fault, who, it seems, almost tried to sabotage my career by shooting from that distance and angle and releasing the video mocking this whole incident, and making me the villain.”

* Shoulder-riding India floods reporter blames cameraman “sabotage” (