BuzzFeed Outraged Over Telegraph’s Brexit Listicle

BuzzFeed have jumped on the outrage bus and attacked the Telegraph for naming the 89 MPs who voted against Article 50. Under the headline “The Telegraph Listed 89 Anti-Brexit MPs And People Are Not Impressed”, BuzzFeed says it is irresponsible to shame MPs in this way, suggesting it could inspire reprisals. Just like BuzzFeed did with its story “These Are The MPs Who Voted Against Accepting Child Refugees From Europe”. And its story “Here Are The Labour MPs Refusing To Serve In Jeremy Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet”. According to BuzzFeed, lists naming and shaming MPs are irresponsible when it’s about Brexit but not when it’s a cause that suits their own right-on editorial values…


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