Jeremy Corbyn has been praised after defending the BBC's Laura Kuenssberg after she was booed at the launch of the Labour Party manifesto.
The political editor of BBC News is viewed by some Labour supporters as being biased against the party and its leader and even started a petition in 2016 calling for her dismissal. In January 2017 the BBC Trust ruled that a 2015 report of Kuenssberg’s broke impartiality guidelines and the row has rumbled on in the years since.
The BBC editor could surely have had no qualms with Corbyn this week, though, after he rebuked those gathered for booing her name after she was announced during the launch.
Corbyn quickly cut off the crowd saying:
No no, sorry. Sorry. We don’t do that. All journalists will be heard with respect.
People had some thoughts, many related to the hypocrisy of other parties.