Cycling to do an interview the other day though, I realised journalism is nowhere near as glamorous as I'd imagined (Carrie Bradshaw is mostly to blame), fully confirmed when my skirt got blown up around my waist. Nightmare. But The Hour has arrived just when the image of journalism, its entire reputation, is staggering, limply trying to pull itself back together again.
Switching over from the news to watch the start of a story that looks set to consider the way the police, the media and the government interact feels right. Despite taking place in 1956, just on the cusp of Suez, the series has fortuitously arrived as the country is gripped by another crisis of government. Meanwhile, featuring a collection of 'misfits' who would, like the current cast of Glee, easily rule any normal high school with their bright white smiles and perky charm, The Glee Project is frighteningly positive.