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Dorothy Byrne on calling Boris Johnson a liar: ‘Nobody has said that isn't true'

One year ago   |   By The Guardian

Channel 4's head of news caused a storm with her extraordinarily frank MacTaggart lecture. She talks about sexism, ageism - and the surprising way she was trained to speak out When Dorothy Byrne described Boris Johnson as “ a known liar ” and compared his media strategy to Vladimir Putin's, she must have known she would get into a dispute with Downing Street. “Oh, I'm never in a dispute with anybody,” she answers with a speed that seems almost combative. “People can have a dispute with me. But I don't have disputes with other people.” This sounds like the beginning of a dispute in itself...
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