FIRED: Reporter Who did Live Shot Sitting on Flood Victim’s Back... Sacked

June 27, 2013 AT 6:02 PM
A reporter fired for doing a live broadcast on the shoulders of a flood victim. It happened in India which CBC News points out is suffering from its worst flooding in years. The report going viral over the weekend, Pargaien, defending himself, told The Herald Sun, quote ""wanted to show me some respect, as it was the first time someone of my level had visited his house. So while crossing the river he offered to help by carrying me... between which, I thought of reporting"