One to read ... Day 17

An excellent piece by Richard Wilson highlights the Tories hypocrisy over press freedom.

When they were accused yesterday of organising the right wing press to make a co-ordinated attack on Nick Clegg, they claimed that the press should be free to report what they want without political interference.

Yet as Richard points out, the Tories made legal threats against the BBC to stop them showing a programme about Tory donor and "non-dom" Lord Ashcroft.

It appears, as ever, that the Tories like to talk about press freedom but don't actually believe in it.

1 comment:

Johnny Norfolk said...

Its balance agaist the left wing BBC