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Vox Pops ultimately inconclusive, concludes Vox Pops

In a blow to lazy television producers everywhere, a recent series of Vox Pops suggested they fail to provide any legitimate insight. The Vox Pops, recorded in whatever town centre the cameraman and lowly researcher were nearest at the time, revealed the publics’ frustration with the famous five second opinion pieces.

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Posted: Aug 27th, 2012
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Streatham council worker is ‘man in the street’

After years of anonymity, a fifty-seven year old London council worker has been exposed as Britain’s legendary and oft-quoted ‘Man in the Street’. Ken Scott, a Streatham street cleaner, said he had suspected for years that he was the man in the street; ‘When we’ve been watching the news, I’ve often said to the wife: ‘Blimey, Doris, the opinions of the man in the street and mine are so alike it could be the same person talking’.

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Posted: Apr 13th, 2009
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