Sara Firth, who was born in the U.K. and has worked for the state-backed TV station since 2009, said Russia Today suggested the Ukrainian government took down the Boeing 777 flying over the country.
Firth, a London-based correspondent for Russia Today, resigned Friday: ‘ tired of lying and telling ‘sexier’ stories’.
“I didn’t want to watch a story like that, where people have lost loved ones and we’re handling it like that.”
London-based reporter is not the first journalist to call the network’s bias into questions — another reporter quit in March over the way Russian management covered riots in neighboring Ukraine.
“It’s great team, so talented. But at the heart of that organization it’s rotten.”
“I couldn’t do it anymore,” she…
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