How grossly offensive can Seven Sharp get?



It’s good not having to watch Seven Sharp to still be disgusted by what they do thanks to social media.

When they launched, they boldly claimed they wanted to be ‘relevant’. Well they are now. Relevant like cancer.

I really don’t bother watching Seven Sharp, it’s just so dumb and I don’t have enough time in my life for dumb TV. I have flicked in and out with the hope that it has gotten better, but every snippet I see is just stupid bullshit of no relevance what-so-ever.

How on earth is this supposed to be current affairs on the state broadcaster?

Seven Sharp’s latest sin however is just so grossly offensive it is bewildering that anyone would not have alerted someone in charge that what was going to air could decimate the little credibility any one connected to the show now has left.

During a story on staging female abuse in public, Seven Sharp ran the Prodigy song ‘Smack my Bitch up’ as the soundtrack.

Cue open shocked mouth look now.

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I just can’t understand why Seven Sharp would be so blatantly disrespectful and insulting when covering an issue as sensitive as domestic violence.

It’s violence towards women, it’s not entertainment. What can’t Seven Sharp grasp about that?


  1. “Relevant like cancer” – Hahahahaha so brilliant. One of the best and worst things about social media is that everyone’s opinion is treated equally.

    It’s a good, thing, but only if it is weighted with expert opinion. When it gets incorporated into TV is can turn into an ugly beast, especially when the presenters are so mainstream it doesn’t even enter their heads that you can swim against the current.

    Social media used thin this way seems to enforce the status quo and further entrench everything we should be fighting against. Hence the weird morph with domestic violence and popular music.

  2. One good thing about Seven Sharp is that it has sent a lot of viewers over to Cambell Live. It’s an ill wind that blows no good.

  3. I completely and wholly agree with your comment here which is how come I happened on your blog on it. I was looking for reference to the complaint that was made about this awful programme and this segment ini particular, but please, please would you look up the correct meaning of ‘decimate’ and please, please desist from using it when what you mean is destroy, devastate, seriously damage etc. Thank you so much.

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