UK Murdoch Outlet Sorry For Lying About Charity

Deadline reports:

TalkTV has been forced to make a public apology to mental health charity Mind after claiming live on air that it funded the legal fees of asylum seekers.

On June 10, presenter Mike Graham said on his show, ‘The Independent Republic of Mike Graham’ that the charity claimed to fund mental health support while actually paying migrants’ legal fees.

Mind complained that the claims were “plain wrong” and that the charity had never been approached for comment by the channel. TalkTV, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch, made an on-air apology on Friday.

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