"A Period Of Deep Self-Reflection": Channel 4 Bans Nonpolitical Journalists From Tweeting About Politics
The new policy came into force after a “number of errors” made by broadcast journalists across the industry — including that Boris Johnson "people of colour" tweet.
Conservative MPs Are Switching From WhatsApp To Signal
The Tories have been plagued by stories based on leaked WhatsApp chats, but now they're moving to the encrypted messaging app with an auto-delete function.
Boris Johnson’s Campaign Was Behind A Press Complaint In A Bid To Stop Re-Publication Of The Viral NHS Boy Photo
A senior Conservative aide lodged the press complaint on behalf of the mother of the boy. It was later sent to the BBC and the broadcast regulator Ofcom.
YouTube Will Ban Videos That “Maliciously Insult” People Based On Race, Gender, Or Sexual Orientation
The change comes after controversy around a right-wing comedian’s anti-gay slurs aimed at a gay Latino journalist.
Boris Johnson Mocked A Chinese Flight Attendant's Accent
Johnson quoted a flight attendant as saying "Velly solly".
Prime Minister Boris Johnson Used The N-Word In A 2004 Comic Novel
Labour’s Diane Abbott said the choice of language proved Johnson had “deeply-held racist views”.
Reddit Believes A Post Sharing The Secret Trade Documents Later Used By Jeremy Corbyn Was Part Of A Russian Campaign
The Labour leader brandished 450 pages of unredacted trade documents last week.
British GQ Put China's President And Thailand's King On Its "Worst Dressed" List, Then Removed Them Online So As Not To Cause Offence
The magazine’s parent company confirmed to BuzzFeed News they’d been removed from GQ's website.
Veteran Journalist John Sweeney Left The BBC After A Formal Complaint From A Colleague
BuzzFeed News has learned that two incidents sparked the departure of Sweeney, who has now complained about the BBC to the regulator as a “reluctant whistleblower”.
Boris Johnson Will Face A Live TV Grilling From Phillip Schofield And Holly Willoughby
Johnson's commitment to take part in the interview on ITV's This Morning comes amid a fierce row over whether he will face the BBC's Andrew Neil.
Boris Johnson Won't Say How Many Children He Has After Being Criticised Over His Comments About Single Mothers
A single mother asked: "Why are you happy to criticise people like me, when you refuse to discuss your family?"
Boris Johnson Is Threatening To Review Channel 4's Broadcasting Licence After They Replaced Him With An Ice Sculpture At Thursday's Debate
A Conservative source told BuzzFeed News that if they win the coming election they will reassess the channel’s public service broadcasting licence.
The Person Who Released Leaked US-UK Trade Documents Showed "Suspicious" Reddit Behaviour
Questions remain about how 450 pages of unredacted government papers covering the NHS and food standards were posted to Reddit five weeks ago.
British Muslims Are Getting WhatsApps Urging Them To Vote Out 14 "Pro-Israel" Tory MPs
Home secretary Priti Patel told BuzzFeed News the messages were “shocking and divisive”.
Labour Complained About Sky News Calling It "The Brexit Election". The Regulator Told Them To Chill
Labour had argued the slogan "does the Tories’ work for them" because it focussed attention away from other key issues such as the NHS or public services.
These Emails Show John Bercow Cancelled An Interview After The BBC Refused To Give A Written Promise He Wouldn’t Be Asked About Bullying
In emails seen by BuzzFeed News, Bercow’s agent told producers the former speaker had “good reasons” for the condition.
Jo Swinson's Been Forced To Deny She Kills Squirrels Thanks To A Twitter User Churning Out Viral Fake Election Stories
A simple text replacement tool and screenshots have been used to manufacture stories dripping with irony that generate thousands of shares online.
A BBC Division Made Glowing Sponsored Content For Huawei, And BBC News Reporters Are Horrified
One BBC News journalist who viewed the material said: “I nearly threw up.”
The BBC Has Apologised After Using Old Footage Of Boris Johnson Laying A Wreath
The BBC blamed a "production error" for showing the old footage, as opposed to recent footage of him apparently making an error.
Jeremy Corbyn Staffers And Some Journalists Had A Secret WhatsApp Group Called “Greggs” To Coordinate Election Messaging
“Also as ever, please do not talk about this group to anyone outside the group.”