From NorwayNewsinEnglish we learn that Norwegian politicians are extremely unhappy with how the result of their election is being reported in other countries, being particularly unhappy with the BBC and the Independent.
If Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide of the Labour Party is concerned about the reporting standards of two members of our media then he should come and live here permanently and suffer said standards on a daily basis.
In any event, did not Eide have some inkling of how skewed our media coverage is when it dutifully reported David Cameron’s misplaced and erroneous comments about Eide’s country being a recipient of fax democracy? Oh, hang on, I’ve just remembered that Eide was one of those with a pro-EU meme of his own.
One wonders how Eide would interpret the difference between news media misrepresenting the facts and a politician doing the same. Or, as would seem for politicians in general, is this by Eide another example of one rule for them and another for us?
Just asking, Mr. Eide, just asking………..