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Watch: Boris on the problem with journalists

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What’s the phrase? Poacher turned gamekeeper? Boris Johnson was once the arch poacher — a journalist at the Telegraph before taking on the editorship of Mr S’s own illustrious publication. Now it seems Mr Johnson has discovered what it feels like to be at the other end of public scrutiny. 

On a press trip to a south London school, the PM mourned the fact journalists are ‘always abusing or attacking people’.

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