23 Oct 2019

Peter Oborne: ‘Downing Street putting out fake news’

Are political journalists being conned by Number 10 and spreading lies?

Over the past weeks and months of Brexit wrangling, many people claim to have noticed a change in how Downing Street is using the media to get its message out.

The veteran journalist Peter Oborne has accused some of the UK’s biggest news outlets of effectively becoming clients of Boris Johnson’s government and of spreading fake news.