Jeremy Corbyn defends BBC journalist after crowd boos her

Jeremy Corbyn had to intervene and defend a journalist when she was booed at the launch of Labour's manifesto today.

Laura Kuenssberg, the BBC's political editor, was jeered when she stood up to ask Mr Corbyn a question at the launch event in Birmingham.

The booing came just seconds after Rebecca Long-Bailey had said she didn't need to tell the "well-behaved audience" to give reporters "the full opportunity to have their questions heard", joking they would get a gold star if they did and see her "angry face" if they didn't.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn serves students and teachers their school dinners at Bilton High School in Rugby, while on the General Election campaign trail.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn joins canteen staff to help serve school dinners to staff and students at Bilton High School in Rugby, while on the General Election campaign trail.
A protester stands by Prime Minister Boris Johnson's battle bus as he visits the John Smedley Mill Shop, while election campaigning in Matlock.
People protesting as Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the John Smedley Mill Shop, while election campaigning in Matlock.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a visit to the John Smedley Mill, while election campaigning in Matlock, Derbyshire.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking during a visit to the John Smedley Mill, while election campaigning in Matlock, Derbyshire.
(left to right) Annunziata Rees-Mogg, Lance Anisfeld, Lucy Harris and John Longworth at a press conference in London, they have resigned the whip to back the Conservative Party in the upcoming General Election.
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon launches the party's campaign bus at Port Edgar Marina in South Queensferry, before setting off on a tour of Scotland for the final week of the SNP???s General Election campaign.
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon is interviewed by a journalist dressed as a Christmas elf in the Nutcracker Christmas Village shop during a visit to Crieff Visitors Centre, Crieff, on the General Election campaign trail.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson visits Manor Grange Care Home in Edinburgh, while on the General Election campaign trail.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn after a visit to Fulbridge Academy in Peterborough, while on the General Election campaign trail.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn joins students and teachers for a school dinner at Bilton High School in Rugby, while on the General Election campaign trail.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks to a crowd of supporters next to a statue of Robin Hood in Nottingham, while on the General Election campaign trail.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has his photo taken with supporters in Nottingham, while on the General Election campaign trail.
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon holds a baby in Dalkeith, while on the General Election campaign trail in Scotland. PA Photo. Picture date: Wednesday December 4, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election . Photo credit should read: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon holds a baby in Dalkeith, while on the General Election campaign trail in Scotland. PA Photo. Picture date: Wednesday December 4, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election . Photo credit should read: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson plays pool during a visit to Knights Youth Centre in London, while on the General Election campaign trail.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage (centre) in Deb's Diner in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, with party candidate in the area, MEP Martin Daubney (left) while election campaigning ahead of the General Election.
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell takes a photo with a supporter at a campaign event in Birmingham, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Extinction Rebellion protesters dressed as bees glue themselves to Liberal Democrat Leader Jo Swinson's battle bus during a visit to Knights Youth Centre in London, while on the General Election campaign trail.
Extinction Rebellion protesters dressed as bees glue themselves to Liberal Democrat Leader Jo Swinson's battle bus during a visit to Knights Youth Centre in London, while on the General Election campaign trail.
Liberal Democrat Leader Jo Swinson speaks to Extinction Rebellion protesters dressed as bees after they glued themselves to the party's battle bus during a visit to Knights Youth Centre in London, while on the General Election campaign trail.
Paul O'Rourke, who served with the Royal Irish Rangers, looks on after meeting Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a visit to a veterans centre in Salisbury, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson (right) speaks to Paul O'Rourke, who served with the Royal Irish Rangers, during a visit to a veterans centre in Salisbury, whilst on the General Election campaign trail. PA Photo. Picture date: Tuesday December 3, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has a photo taken outside Birkbeck/SOAS University of London, at the announcement of his parties of the plan for the extension of workers?? rights, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaking outside Birkbeck/SOAS University of London, at the announcement of Labour's plan for the extension of workers rights, whilst on the General Election campaign trail. Picture date: Tuesday December 3, 2019. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/Empics
Jo Swinson and farmer Christy Willett as the Liberal Democrat leader visits an arable farm in Galleywood outside of Chelmsford to discuss the impact of Brexit and a Donald Trump trade deal.
Liberal Democrat Leader Jo Swinson on the election campaign bus on route to Chelmsford to discuss the impact of Brexit and Trump trade deal with farmers, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage inside a pie shop during a visit to Bolsover, Chesterfield, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson helps to serve customers at a Turkish delight stall at a Christmas market in Salisbury today whilst on the General Election campaign trail in Wiltshire. PA Photo. Picture date: Tuesday December 3, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn leafleting outside Finsbury Park station, London, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson poses for photos with members during a rally held at property marketing agency, Think BDW, Colchester, while on the General Election campaign trail.
Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn (centre left) leafleting outside Finsbury Park station, London, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn (centre) leafleting outside Finsbury Park station, London, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Sinn Fein's Leaders Mary Lou McDonald (centre right) and Michellle O'Neill (centre left) with some of their General Election candidates at the launch of the party's manifesto at the Playhouse Theater in Londonderry.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to members during a rally held at property marketing agency, Think BDW, Colchester, while on the General Election campaign trail.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson onboard a boat with Home Secretary Priti Patel during a visit to the Port of Southampton, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Liberal Democrat's candidate for Finchley and Golders Green, Luciana Berger and Hugh Grant canvassing in Finchley while on the General Election campaign trail.
(right) Liberal Democrat's candidate for Finchley and Golders Green, Luciana Berger and Hugh Grant canvassing in Finchley while on the General Election campaign trail.
Hugh Grant canvassing for the Liberal Democrat's party in Finchley while on the General Election campaign trail.
Hugh Grant during a Liberal Democrat's canvassing event in Finchley while on the General Election campaign trail. PA Photo. Picture date: Sunday December 1, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: David Mirzoeff/PA Wire
Liberal Democrat's candidate for Finchley and Golders Green, Luciana Berger listen to Hugh Grant speaking during a canvassing event in Finchley while on the General Election campaign trail.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and Labour parliamentary candidate for Scarborough and Whitby, Hugo Fearnley (right) during a rally in Whitby, while on the General Election campaign trail.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn takes a selfie with a supporter following a speech on international and foreign policy in York, while on the General Election campaign trail.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn wearing a jacket that has "for the many not the few" printed all over it, while on the General Election campaign trail in Whitby.
Liberal Democrat candidate Chuka Umunna arrives at Broadcasting House, London to appear on The Andrew Marr Show.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson arrives at Broadcasting House, London. PA Photo. Picture date: Sunday December 1, 2019. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes part in a live phone in on LBC, hosted by breakfast presenter Nick Ferrari, at their studios in central London .Picture date: Friday November 29, 2019. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/Empics
Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes part in a live phone in on LBC, hosted by breakfast presenter Nick Ferrari, at their studios in central London .Picture date: Friday November 29, 2019. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/Empics
Willie Rennie holds a copy of his party's Scottish Liberal Democrat manifesto for the December 12 General Election at Murrayfield Curling Rink, Edinburgh. PA Photo. Picture date: Friday November 29, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire
RETRANSMITTED ADDING EMBARGO EMBARGOED TO 1900 THURSDAY NOVEMBER 28 An ice sculpture is put in place for Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the studio before the start of the Channel 4 News' General Election climate debate at ITN Studios in Holborn, central London.
RETRANSMITTED WITH CORRECT CAPTION Krishnan Guru-Murthy (foreground) with (rear left to right) Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and Green Party Co-Leader Sian Berry, standing next to ice sculptures representing the Brexit Party and Conservative Party who didn't appear at the event, before the start of the Channel 4 News' General Election climate debate at ITN Studios in Holborn, central London.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn (centre) arrives for Channel 4 News' General Election climate debate at ITN Studios in Holborn, central London.
Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price (centre) walks with Benjamin de Pear, editor of Channel 4 News (left), as he arrives for Channel 4 News' General Election climate debate at ITN Studios in Holborn, central London.
Green Party Co-Leader Sian Berry arrives for Channel 4 News' General Election climate debate at ITN Studios in Holborn, central London.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to the media whilst on the General Election campaign trail in Exeter, Devon.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a visit to Dart Farm Village in Topsham, Exeter, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage sips a pint in a pub in Hull, East Yorkshire, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn holds a redacted copy of the Department for International Trade's UK-US Trade and Investment Working Group readout as he delivers a speech about the NHS, in Westminster, London.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn makes a speech setting out the party's environment policies at Southampton Football Club in Hampshire, while on the General Election campaign trail.
DUP leader Arlene Foster speaking at her party's General Election manifesto launch at W5 in Belfast.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn holds a redacted copy of the Department for International Trade's UK-US Trade and Investment Working Group readout as he delivers a speech about the NHS, in Westminster, London.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets staff and patients during a visit to West Cornwall Community Hospital, in Penzance, Cornwall, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
One of four poster vans that are set to tour Liberal Democrat/Conservative marginal seats at their unveiling in Smith Square, Westminster.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn at the launch of the Labour Party race and faith manifesto at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, north London.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage speaking at an event in Barnsley while on the General Election campaign trail.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a hangar on a visit to the International Aviation Academy, Norwich, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
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Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn tries his hand at bricklaying during a visit to the West Nottinghamshire College Construction Centre, in Ashfield, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Tan Dhesi, Labour Party parliamentary candidate for Slough at the launch of the Labour Party race and faith manifesto at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, north London.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage meets locals in Barnsley market, while on the General Election campaign trail.
Scottish Conservative leader Jackson Carlaw at the launch of the Scottish Conservative's manifesto in in North Queensferry, Fife.
Liza Begum at the launch of the Labour Party race and faith manifesto at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, north London.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the launch of the Scottish Conservative's manifesto during a visit to Fife whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn poses for a photo with parliamentary candidates at the launch of the Labour Party race and faith manifesto at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, north London.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the launch of the Scottish Conservative's manifesto during a visit to Fife whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson (centre), alongside the party's candidate for Truro and Falmouth Ruth Gripper and founder of Finisterre Tom Kay, as he gives them a tour of the workshop of the British surfing brand, which creates sustainable surfing gear, in St Agnes, Cornwall, during the General Election campaign.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the launch of the Scottish Conservative's manifesto during a visit to Fife whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn at the launch of the Labour Party race and faith manifesto at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, north London.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn at the launch of the Labour Party race and faith manifesto at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, north London.
Andrew Stewart, Brexit Party candidate for Doncaster North speaking at an event in Barnsley.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage meets locals in Barnsley market, during the General Election.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn tries his hand at bricklaying during a visit to the West Nottinghamshire College Construction Centre, in Ashfield, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson, visits the Royal Welsh Showground, in Llanelwedd, Builth Wells whilst on the General Election campaign trail. PA Photo. Picture date: Monday November 25, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Prime Minister Boris Johnson, visits the Royal Welsh Showground, in Llanelwedd, Builth Wells whilst on the General Election campaign trail. PA Photo. Picture date: Monday November 25, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Prime Minister Boris Johnson, visits the Royal Welsh Showground, in Llanelwedd, Builth Wells whilst on the General Election campaign trail. PA Photo. Picture date: Monday November 25, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn tries his hand at bricklaying with apprentice Drew Wainwright (left) and parliamentary candidate for Ashfield Natalie Fleet (right) during a visit to the West Nottinghamshire College Construction Centre, in Ashfield, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn drinks an energy drink as he speaks with a group of WASPI (Women against state pension inequality) supporters during a visit to the Renishaw Miners Welfare, in Renishaw, Sheffield, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the launch of his party's General Election manifesto in Telford, West Midlands. PA Photo. Picture date: Sunday November 24, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Liberal Democrat candidate Chuka Umunna out canvassing whilst on the General Election campaign trail in Watford.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn holds some flowers as he meets supporters during a visit to Thurrock in Essex whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Protesters wait for the arrival of Prime Minister Boris Johnson ahead of the launch of his party's manifesto at Telford International Centre in Telford, West Midlands.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson, (centre) arrives at Wolverhampton station, surrounded by his entourage and media, ahead of the launch of his party's manifesto at Telford International Centre in Telford, West Midlands.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, holds his party's manifesto as he speaks to supporters during a visit to Thurrock in Essex whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson, sitting with his Director of Communications, Lee Cain (right), looks over his party's manifesto as he heads by train to Telford for its launch at the Telford International Centre in Telford, West Midlands.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn meets a supporter on a train on his return from a visit to Sheffield, South Yorkshire, while on the General Election campaign trail.
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon gives her party's candidate for North East Fife Stephen Gethins a haircut, during a visit to Craig Boyd Hairdressing in Leven, Fife, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon during a visit to Craig Boyd Hairdressing in Leven, Fife, whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage on the General Election campaign trail in Hartlepool, County Durham.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage (left) with Brexit Party Chairman and parliamentary candidate for Hartlepool, Richard Tice (right) on the General Election campaign trail in Hartlepool, County Durham.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson with Deyan Sudjic, director of the Design Museum in London, during a visit to the museum to discuss the party's tech policy whilst on the General Election campaign trail. PA Photo. PA Photo. Picture date: Saturday November 23, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Aaron Chown/PA Wire
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn (centre) outside an Amazon depot in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, to announce plans for a workers' rights revolution and to ensure big businesses pay their fair share of taxes.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn outside an Amazon depot in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, to announce plans for a workers' rights revolution and to ensure big businesses pay their fair share of taxes.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn outside an Amazon depot in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, to announce plans for a workers' rights revolution and to ensure big businesses pay their fair share of taxes.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab (left) and shadow transport secretary Andy McDonald exchange views at the Octagon in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, after leaders of four major parties took part in the BBC Question Time Leaders' Special.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab (left) and shadow transport secretary Andy McDonald exchange views at the Octagon in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, after leaders of four major parties took part in the BBC Question Time Leaders' Special.
Jeremy Corbyn speaks during the launch of the Labour Party manifesto in Birmingham for the General Election. Picture dated: Thursday November 21, 2019.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson (centre) during a visit to David Wilson Homes in Bedford while on the campaign trail for the General Election.
Jeremy Corbyn points at attendees during the Labour Party's manifesto launch in Birmingham for the General Election. Picture dated: Thursday November 21, 2019
Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a visit to David Wilson Homes in Bedford while on the campaign trail for the General Election.
The shadow cabinet listen to Jeremy Corbyn during the launch of the Labour Party manifesto in Birmingham for the General Election. Picture dated: Thursday November 21, 2019.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson outside the Seaview restaurant in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, with his party's candidate for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland Simon Clarke, while on the campaign trail for the General Election.
Protesters outside Wilton Engineering Services in Middlesbrough as Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits while on the campaign trail for the General Election. PA Photo. Picture date: Wednesday November 20, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives for a head-to-head General Election debate with Prime Minister Boris Johnson, at dock10 in MediaCity UK in Manchester, ahead of the General Election.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson visiting Wilton Engineering Services in Middlesbrough while on the campaign trail for the General Election.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a visit to washing machine manufacturer Ebac in Newton Aycliffe while election campaigning in the North East, ahead of the General Election.
Liberal Democrats leader Jo Swinson during a visit to Trumpington Park Primary School, in Cambridge, whilst campaigning for the General Election.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson visiting Wilton Engineering Services in Middlesbrough while on the campaign trail for the General Election.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes his way back onto his battle bus after visiting Wilton Engineering Services in Middlesbrough while on the campaign trail for the General Election.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives for a head-to-head General Election debate with Prime Minister Boris Johnson, at dock10 in MediaCity UK in Manchester, ahead of the General Election.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a visit to Jimmy Egan's Boxing Academy at Wythenshawe, while on the campaign trail ahead of the General Election. PA Photo. Picture date: Tuesday November 19, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn speaking at the CBI annual conference at the InterContinental Hotel in London. PA Photo. Picture date: Monday November 18, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson during her visit to the children's emergency department at University Hospital Southampton whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage and Peterborough candidate Mike Greene enjoy a pint in the Queen's Head pub during a walkabout in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, while on the campaign trail ahead of the General Election.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon receives flowers from supporters in Abroath.
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell delivers a speech on the economy, at Church House, in Westminster, London, ahead of the General Election.
Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn speaking at the CBI annual conference at the InterContinental Hotel in London. PA Photo. Picture date: Monday November 18, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson during her visit to the children's emergency department at University Hospital Southampton whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage and Peterborough candidate Mike Greene (second left) during a walkabout in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, while on the campaign trail ahead of the General Election.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson (right) talks to staff during her visit to the children's emergency department at University Hospital Southampton whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson spars with boxing coach, Steve Egan during a visit to Jimmy Egan's Boxing Academy at Wythenshawe, while on the campaign trail ahead of the General Election. PA Photo. Picture date: Tuesday November 19, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage during a party rally at the Great Northern Hotel, in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, while on the campaign trail ahead of the General Election. PA Photo. Picture date: Tuesday November 19, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Joe Giddens/PA Wire
DUP's Nigel Dodds (second left) with party candidates for the upcoming General Election listen to party leader Arlene Foster speaking during the launch of a new policy plan at W5 in Belfast. PA Photo. Picture date: Tuesday November 19, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election . Photo credit should read: Liam McBurney/PA Wire
DUP leader Arlene Foster with party colleagues who are due to stand in the upcoming General Election pose after the launch of a new policy plan at W5 in Belfast.
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell gives a speech on the economy, as part of Labour's general election campaign, at Church House in Westminster, London. Picture date: Tuesday November 19, 2019. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/Empics
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell gives a speech on the economy, as part of Labour's general election campaign, at Church House in Westminster, London. Picture date: Tuesday November 19, 2019. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/Empics
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell gives a speech on the economy, as part of Labour's general election campaign, at Church House in Westminster, London. Picture date: Tuesday November 19, 2019. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/Empics
Liberal Democrat Leader Jo Swinson pictured during a visit to technology company Imagination Technologies, in St Albans, Hertfordshire. Picture date: Monday November 18, 2019. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/Empics
Green Party Deputy leader Amelia Womack at the Observatory, London Wetlands Centre, for the launch of the Green Party manifesto for the 2019 General Election. PA Photo. Picture date: Tuesday November 19,2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Isabel Infantes/PA Wire
(left to right) Green Party Co-Leader Jonathan Bartley speaking with Deputy leader Amelia Womack and Co-Leader Sian Berry at the Observatory, London Wetlands Centre, for the launch of the Green Party manifesto for the 2019 General Election. PA Photo. Picture date: Tuesday November 19,2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Isabel Infantes/PA Wire
(left to right) Green Party Co-Leader Jonathan Bartley, Deputy leader Amelia Womack and Co-Leader Sian Berry at the Observatory, London Wetlands Centre, for the launch of the Green Party manifesto for the 2019 General Election.
SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford speaking outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London, where the Liberal Democrat party are challenging ITV over the broadcaster's exclusion of their leader Jo Swinson from a televised debate.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson speaking at the CBI annual conference at the InterContinental Hotel in London.
Prime minister, Boris Johnson speaking at the CBI annual conference at the InterContinental Hotel in London. PA Photo. Picture date: Monday November 18, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Independent MP David Gauke in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire whilst on the General Election campaign trail.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn at the CBI annual conference at the InterContinental Hotel in London.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaking after a Labour clause V meeting on the manifesto at Savoy Place in London.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson door knocking in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, whilst on the General Election campaign trail. PA Photo. Picture date: Saturday November 16, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott is greeted by pro-immigration protesters as she arrives for a Labour clause V meeting on the manifesto at Savoy Place in London.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson, visits the Royal Welsh Winter Fair, in Llanelwedd, Builth Wells whilst on the General Election campaign trail. PA Photo. Picture date: Monday November 25, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
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Mr Corbyn told the small section of the audience that booed Ms Kuenssberg: "No, sorry, we don't do that.

"All journalists will be heard with respect."

His remarks were greeted with applause from the rest of the crowd at Birmingham City University.

Some of Mr Corbyn's supporters have criticised Ms Kuenssberg for what they perceive as bias against the Labour leader.

The anger directed at her led to Ms Kuenssberg attending Labour and Tory party conferences with a bodyguard in 2017.

A 2016 YouGov poll showed that 69% of Labour voters believe the media is biased against Jeremy Corbyn, providing negative coverage of him.

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn (centre) talks with BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg, whilst watched by advisor Seamus Milne, after an interview at the Labour Party annual conference, at the Brighton Centre, Brighton.

Twenty-four percent said the media was to blame for Labour's poor performance in the polls at the time.

In 2015, the BBC Trust concluded Ms Kuenssberg had breached the BBC's impartiality guidelines.

She had presented Mr Corbyn's remarks that he was "not happy with a shoot to kill" anti-terrorist policy in the event of a Paris-style attack in the UK.

In context, Mr Corbyn had actually been asked about whether he would be happy for police to be able to shoot to kill in Britain's streets, and was not specifically pushed on whether that would be in a Paris-style attack.

The BBC has been steadfast in its defence of Ms Kuenssberg's award-winning work.

She has said online trolls have attempted to silence her.

- This article first appeared on Yahoo

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