Response to journo’s gaffe raises questions

Response to journo’s gaffe raises questions

Barry Bateman. Picture: Video screenshot

Have our newsrooms now become so beholden to trolls and the woke crowds that our editors will throw their own under the bus to keep them happy?

I’ve never met Barry Bateman, nor do I have any professional or any other relationship with the guy. I do, however, feel just slightly distressed at the treatment he has received following his unfortunate incident involving the leader of the country’s leading social media hivemind. Poor Barry has not only been made to apologise to an entire nation after being caught expressing his feelings about the leader of the red onesie brigade, but he has also been suspended for a month, without pay. All for something he mumbled under his breath, after he had switched off his own microphone and...




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