We all know David Fisher makes stuff up, he got slammed as did his editor Shayne Currie, by the Press Council for making stuff up over a Customs story.
John Drinnan is another who makes stuff up, often interviewing his keyboard and yesterday he got his chops busted.
So egregious were his “fabrications” yesterday that MediaWorks issued a very strongly worded press release.
Their spokeswoman, Rachel Lorimer said:
CLARIFICATION â€“ Jono and Ben and Campbell Live
There is on-going speculation that the Jono and Ben show is being considered as a possible replacement for Campbell Live.Â This seems to be based on a fabrication by the Herald and has unfairly led to significant negativity towards Jono Pryor, Ben Boyce and the rest of the Jono and Ben team.
For the avoidance of doubt, MediaWorks Corporate Counsel, Alex Nicholson makes the following statement:
“The statement in John Drinnanâ€™s articles in relation to the Jono and Ben show, which is attributed to â€śTV3 bossesâ€ť, is a complete fabrication and is not based on fact. Jono and Ben hasÂ neverÂ once been mentioned in any MediaWorksmanagement forum, discussion or document as a possible replacement for Campbell Live.Â â€ť
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