Channel 4 apologises to Boris Johnson for inaccurate 'racist' subtitles

Elias Hubbard
December 8, 2019

British broadcaster Channel 4 has been forced to offer a groveling apology for fake smears that Boris Johnson made a racist comment on camera.

A spokesman for Johnson Campaign said "security officials " had voiced worries about some members of the crowd, and were wary of members of the public being aware of the prime minister's planned location so far in advance of his arrival.

In reality the prime minister said that he was in favour of having "people of talent" come to this country and did not discuss race.

As a row erupted over whether Mr Johnson said "colour" or "talent", Channel 4 News removed the video from its social media page. It snappily attracted mad tweets bashing the high of the UK's Conservative Birthday celebration, who're moreover colloquially called "Tories".

Cupboard minister Jake Berry accused Channel four of publishing an "outrageous smear".

Channel 4 bosses comprise now been compelled to arrangement a sniveling apology.

Boris Johnson says "talented people" are not "people of color", a spokesman said via Twitter.

"Our earlier tweet become a mistake".

He said: 'I haven't seen the document but that's complete nonsense, and what I can tell you is that with the deal that we have we can come out as one whole United Kingdom'.

The individual went on to criticise the entire media system, with the Conservative party having already indicated they have little interest in subjecting Johnson to a one-on-one interview with Andrew Neil because they believe the interview format is outdated: "This sort of thing is why so many media organisations have collapsing audiences".

"Unfortunately, we do not expect Channel 4 senior management to take this awful mistake seriously and we expect more from the same thing".

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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