After years of huge marches in London and elsewhere being virtually ignored and often scoffed at by mainstream media, today’s huge “Not One Day More” march in London is receiving hourly – and largely positive – live coverage by both BBC News and Sky News:
Of course the BBC’s coverage doesn’t quite do justice to the scale, sheer noise and significance of this event:
the sound of 2017 #ToriesOUT #OhJeremyCorbyn pic.twitter.com/ax8jjJsRkb
— For The Many (@ForTheMany2020) July 1, 2017
But this is one more indication of how Corbyn – long accused of being ‘unelectable’ by an Establishment desperate for the UK public to write him off – has changed the landscape of politics in this country.
BBC News has been at the forefront of that attempt to denigrate and ridicule – and no doubt will resume its attempt in due course. But even the Tory-suborned state news broadcaster can’t ignore what’s going on completely.
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