BBC News finally gave some coverage to yesterday’s physical assault on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn this morning. Sort of.
The BBC News channel – in both its televised and online broadcasts – lost sound the instant the brief report on it began and resumed sound the instant it finished. Half an hour later, it had restored sound – but still only mentioned ‘egging’, not the punch that it in fact was:
Meanwhile, right-wingers have been expressing a wish for Corbyn to have been stabbed or shot – and fading celebrities have joked about the attack, with one even offering to buy the assailant breakfast.
Of course, abuse is only by left-wingers. Apparently.
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