Not that Adam Smith. But Birmingham Mail’s Adam Smith (also known as Steve Zacharanda) may be an even bigger sensation with his drunken YouTube appearance where he admits to plagiarizing from the BBC, chasing women, and then resigns with a “F— You” to his bosses in England.
Smith was caught flopped against a set of railings and trying to email copy to his newspaper while stumbling drunk. The video was shot by a Dutch amateur journalist from Couscous Global. While repeatedly assuring the viewer that he is a “legitimate journalist,” he admits that he worked the campaign (that he is covering) as a volunteer for the Obama campaign. Just to complete the nightmare for his editors, he adds “And thank god for the BBC, because I’m cutting and pasting, oh, baby!”
However he insists: “I’m a proper news journalist.” Not anymore it seems.
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