April 16, 2014. South Korea faces its worst man-made maritime disaster of the century. The Sewol, a passenger ferry, sinks off the coast of South Korea, bringing with it more than 300 people. Should South Korea’s National Coast Guard bear the brunt of the nation’s fury?
One year on, these embattled men break their silence as Get Real examines the fateful turn of events.
Producer: Anna Karenina Tolentino
New York Festival – Bronze
World Media Festival – Silver
About the Show:
Get Real is one of the Channel NewsAsia’s longest running current affairs documentary programme, featuring investigative reports from across Asia. Launched in 2004 as the channel’s flagship current affairs show, the award-winning programme reports on issues affecting Asians, and reveals the uncomfortable reality of life and living in a region which is as diverse as it is complex.
You think you know Asia. On this show, the team meets ordinary Asians with less than ordinary stories, and presents to you a different side of the region.