The Week: People news - Banerjee blasts media staff

Sital Banerjee, the global media director of the electronics giant Philips, has launched a withering attack on media agencies for not educating their staff.

Speaking at the Venice Festival of Media, Banerjee criticised media agencies for "disregard and indifference" in nurturing and providing a basic media education for their young employees. He added: "When I interact with a cross-section of young people with funny titles around the world, I am often amazed and frustrated by their almost complete lack of basic knowledge."

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