Point-scoring usurps truth-telling
Posted: 19 May 2017 @ 00:03
The political interview is too often seen as a battle that must be won, says Paul Vallely
A HEADLINE from The Sun was read out on the BBC last week. “CRASH”, it said, over a report that Jeremy Corbyn’s car had run over the foot of a BBC cameraman. “BANG” depicted Corbyn-supporter Len McCluskey, falling down stairs. And “WALLIES” was its verdict on what it called Labour’s “manifesto launch shambles”.
The Labour MP Barry Gardiner, interviewed on the Today programme immediately afterwards, ...
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