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Corbynistas heckle Laura Kuenssberg at Labour press conference

Corbynistas heckle Laura Kuenssberg at Labour press conference
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Given that Jeremy Corbyn described the BBC as 'obsessed with trying to damage the Labour leadership' in yesterday's VICE News documentary, it's little surprise that his supporters hold a low opinion of the Beeb.

Today at Corbyn's EU press conference, his fanbase let their feelings known when BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg tried to ask a question. When her her name was announced, supporters hissed at her, before she asked a question:

'For Labour voters, what do you think is more important? Defending workers’ rights or immigration and the impact on communities in this country?'

While Corbyn went on to tell his supporters not to do so, it was a somewhat half-hearted gesture given that he had kicked off proceedings by criticising the media once again.

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Steerpike is The Spectator's gossip columnist, serving up the latest tittle tattle from London and beyond. Email tips to steerpike@spectator.co.uk.

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