By Julia A Seymour ~
It wouldn’t be shocking for a television network known for programming gems like Jackass, Catfish, Teen Mom and The Real World, to lack perspective on serious matters — or to lack serious reporting.
Both deficiencies were on full display during “An Inconvenient Special” on MTV, starring former vice president Al Gore promoting his new film which is essentially his own reality television show anyway. He prefers the term “cinema verite.” The Aug. 2, town hall special was also scheduled for re-broadcast that night on BET, and on VH1 on Aug. 4.
MTV News correspondent Gaby Wilson hosted the event with Gore and a young army of people raised under the propaganda of his first film An Inconvenient Truth, and his Climate Reality Project.
The dull 30-minute event consisted primarily of his fans lobbing praise and soft questions, while…
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