That's not a criticism per se. But you do know straight away how it's going to go - that the reporter would be lying about being on their side in any way, and that they'd use soundbites, strawmen and plain fabrications to spin their side of it. The only mystery is in how good a job they'll do of it (and the answer: far too good!)
Helsinki Syndrome? I thought it was Stockholm? I've seen it used as an argument for all sorts of things (usually when someone is mocking an Apple user, and things like that).
One of the more interesting subtle points here is that they're under accusation of being controlled by aliens, but in the case of Garibaldi that may indeed be the truth... interesting.
Worth a watch just to see the ever polite and patient Lenier finally get irritated and headbutt something.