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23 Aug 2018

Corbyn proposes ‘tech tax’ to fund journalism

Scotland Correspondent

The British people don’t trust the media and think most newspapers just turn out fake news – Jeremy Corbyn has claimed – as he set out his ideas for a shake-up of the news industry.

The Labour leader told the Edinburgh television festival he wanted to reduce the power of “media bosses and owners” – and increase diversity – as he called on the BBC to publish the social class data for its workforce. Our Scotland Correspondent Ciaran Jenkins reports.