LThe resulting political melodrama From Liz Truss Thursday, October 20, was a source of much tension. Notably, a Channel 4 star presenter was kicked off air after he was recorded insulting a minister. Krishnan Guru-Murthy interviewed Northern Ireland Secretary of State Steve Baker and laughed after the interview: “What an ass! The remark was recorded on air-air and immediately sparked controversy on social media.
Krishnan Guru-Murthy quickly apologized to Steve Baker. “After a powerful interview with MP Steve Baker, I used a very offensive word in an off-air spotlight moment,” he tried to explain. Twitter. “This speech falls below my self-imposed standards and I apologize unreservedly,” he added. But the channel said the anchor’s outing on Thursday violated its “strict” code of conduct and would keep him off air for a week.
Another reporter, ITV’s head of politics, Robert Peston, made a slip when he renamed the new finance minister, Jeremy Hunt, “Jeremy Cant” (Jeremy Ashole). Others, like the political reporter, struggled to find words to describe what they saw the watchman Peter Walker tweeted: “In the worst period of turmoil Brexit Sauce Theresa MayI want you […] Read more
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