EXCLUSIVE. Here’s the claim: Racial discrimination is the key cause of the proportionally far greater number of black and minority National Health Service workers dying during the Covid virus pandemic. That’s what a major British broadcaster, ITV News, alleged. However, this claim was based on specious facts and misleading figures. Correspondent.world explains.15 May 2020
By Paul Martin.
“A damning indictment of the Health Service,” was how ITV’s main news presenter put it. The ITV News Health Correspondent agreed.
It was a dubious claim during a classic journalistic malfunction. The reporting and presentation showed how NOT to do things. Not to rush to inaccurate conclusions from flawed gathering of information.