Editorial We can't let the BBC off the hook over Question Time

THE accusation from sound engineer and The Human League founder Martyn Ware that Diane Abbott’s “microphone was deliberately turned down” during her appearance on last week’s Question Time shows that the BBC cannot simply wait for the scandal over the show to blow over.

We will probably never know whether Ware’s assessment is correct. As with the absurd kerfuffle in Parliament over what exactly Jeremy Corbyn muttered under his breath while sitting through the jeers and...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-01-20 16:53
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