Josanne Cassar's field is communications – and over the last 30 years she has worked in every single medium, from radio and television as a producer/scriptwriter and presenter to the equally interesting world of journalism and publishing. Until 2011 she was the deputy/features editor of The Malta Independent and the editor of I DO weddings magazine.
For a long time Xarabank was very watchable television. But it entered dubious territory by outdoing itself with its colourful guests. The more outrageous or bizarrre the viewpoints, the more people talked about it
We are living at a time when the Internet has potentially made anyone a publisher, which may give the illusion that the usual duties, obligations and ethical constraints which cover journalism don’t apply
If we say it’s OK for anyone holding public office to behave disgracefully in private as long as it’s during their time off, that type of slippery slope just opens the door to more abuse and unbecoming behaviour. At what point are you going to draw the line?