Tories criticised after rebranding party Twitter account as factcheckUK

The Conservative Party has faced criticism after one of its official Twitter accounts was rebranded as a fact checking service during the ITV leaders’ debate.

The Conservative Campaign Headquarters press office account was renamed “factcheckUK” during Tuesday evening’s ITV broadcast, offering commentary on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s statements and retweeting messages supporting Boris Johnson.

The move was criticised by independent fact-checking...
source: Darlington & Stockton Times

2019-11-20 00:02
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