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Canary targeted by a government advisor

AN INDEPENDENT adviser to the government launched an attack on the Canary and other news websites yesterday, blaming them for the growth of anti-semitism. 

John Mann tweeted that he will be instigating an investigation this January, setting a disturbing precedent against the freedom of left-wing media.

The former Labour MP’s tweet included an attachment of a post by Canary editor-in-chief Kerry-Anne Mendoza calling out Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland, who is Jewish, for manufacturing claims that Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn risked “a hard Brexit and five more years of Johnson.”

A user responded to Ms Mendoza’s comment by accusing her of spreading racially charged conspiracy theories about Jews, which brought it to Mr Mann’s attention.


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