German TV News Reporter Suspended After Video Shows Her Smearing Herself With Mud In Flood-Hit Town

German TV News Reporter Suspended After Video Shows Her Smearing Herself With Mud In Flood-Hit Town

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News,

A German television news reporter was suspended after a video showed the journalist smearing herself with mud in an apparent attempt to look more authentic while reporting on devastating damage caused by flooding.

RTL presenter Susanna Ohlen was in the town of Bad Münstereife to ‘help out’ with flood recovery efforts, but the clip shows the reporter deliberately dirtying herself by running the dirt on her forehead and cheeks.

Artikel: “Aufräumarbeiten nach Flut: RTL-Moderatorin Susanna Ohlen packt in Bad Münstereifel mit an”

Was auch geschah:pic.twitter.com/zp1p3XbAaK

— Argo Nerd (@argonerd) July 22, 2021

“Zahlreiche prominente Helfer packen ebenfalls mit an und unterstützen die Menschen vor Ort tatkräftig. Eine von ihnen ist Susanna Ohlen (39).”https://t.co/3saW2cIJ53 pic.twitter.com/h5IHpgYdUZ

— Argo Nerd (@argonerd) July 22, 2021

Another video shows Ohlen reporting live for RTL at the same location.

pic.twitter.com/eQBchE9fls

— Andrej Leonenko (@andrejlnnk) July 22, 2021

An RTL report initially claimed, “Numerous prominent helpers also lend a hand and actively support the local people. One of them is Susanna Ohlen.”

However, as soon as the video clip of Ohlen’s behavior emerged, the article was deleted from RTL’s website.

Addendum

How it started How it’s goinghttps://t.co/pKj6kWDNLlhttps://t.co/i5LgKCzhd0 pic.twitter.com/14Yaq1bOgK

— Argo Nerd (@argonerd) July 22, 2021

“Our reporter’s approach clearly contradicts journalistic principles and our own standards,” said RTL in response to the incident. “We therefore gave her a leave of absence on Monday after we heard about it.”

Das Vorgehen unserer Reporterin widerspricht eindeutig journalistischen Grundsätzen und unseren eigenen Standards. Wir haben sie daher direkt am Montag, nachdem wir davon erfahren haben, beurlaubt.

— RTL (@RTLde) July 22, 2021

*  *  *

Brand new merch now available! Get it at https://www.pjwshop.com/

In the age of mass Silicon Valley censorship It is crucial that we stay in touch. I need you to sign up for my free newsletter here. Support my sponsor – Turbo Force – a supercharged boost of clean energy without the comedown. Get early access, exclusive content and behinds the scenes stuff by following me on Locals.

Tyler Durden
Fri, 07/23/2021 – 08:54

Share DeepPol