Yes, but there's nothing wrong with being out there to report on something. That is their job - to take an extreme example, Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber were also in Dubai when making Death of a Gentleman, it doesn't make them apologists for anything. The point about Ronay is that he's highly selective about his targets. And it's fair to wonder why. There are a lot of questions that they aren't liking being asked - one thing Ewan McKenna was right about was all the hospitality being accepted by the media. You can even ask whether any of it has been declared to HMRC - some of it probably should have been.