The sign with which Spanish Television proclaimed that the Princess of Asturias will study high school in Wales turned a bland February 10 into a historic day. Perhaps the next thing we will see is the presenter of the Newscast making a bald head on camera while informing about the visit of Felipe VI to the troops in Lebanon.
Now we already know that the breeding ground exists so that even the last RTVE scholarship holder raises the flag of freedom and, with the courage of the spontaneous who jumps into the square, gives a pulse to the management denouncing the abuses of the Royal Family . “There are no eggs? Hold my cubata.”
The episode of this Wednesday also gives an idea of what the public channel will be like when the boys from Pablo Iglesias, determined as the second vice president is to balance an adulterated media landscape that continues “in the hands of private companies with private interests.”
It will be the paradise of freedom, you will see: the editors will be able to label at will without fear of a sanction; the sound technicians will raise or lower the volume depending on whether they are bored or amused by the statements of the interviewee. The same happens where there is “democratic normality”, as in Venezuela or Russia.
Logically, Podemos came out yesterday in defense of the “retaliated workers”, but rushed by assuming that the author of the message and the person who supervised their work had been fired. Punishment? It remains to be seen. The “Leonor is leaving Spain, like her grandfather” is so great that nothing should be ruled out a priori.
In the end it will turn out that on the boring mornings of La 1 there was a universe of talented people behind the cameras, professionals who lived subjected to the dictatorial dynamics that dragged the chain since times of Franco.
Echenique He has already announced that he will ask the Congress of Deputies if those responsible for RTVE received “a call from Zarzuela” demanding to cut off heads. Perhaps he should extend the investigation to the Episcopal Conference and those responsible for Zendal.
We must urgently establish a “Freedom of Expression” award with the names of the journalists – still unfairly anonymous today – who with their courage and insight have just contributed to raising the level of public television in Spain. And it is essential that they are invited to give lectures in all the Faculties of Information Sciences. Health and Republic.