The 6 month old Secret Blog of a TV Controller (aged 33 and 3/4), a supposed insiders tongue in cheek blog about the culture of television and also a thinly veiled attack on the controller of BBC3 Danny Cohen has reached its conclusion by apparently self outing its anonymous author. But in a double twist the outed author whose web page is linked in the final post denies that he was in fact the clued up blog author who screamed obscenities and parodied the current woes of television, its management, marketing speak and how programmes are commissioned.
The blog had the great fortune to coincide with a time of increased mistrust around the truthfulness of television in the UK which has repeatedly had to answer for its own recent economies with the truth and rapped on the knuckles for various phone voting scandals and deceptions.
Sense Of Humour
Its been interesting to note how sore about the well informed blog many television insiders were and still are. The lack of a sense of humour or an ability to take criticism has been quite telling and shows quite what a bubble many in the industry are living in.