Tories misrepresent critical BBC News article in Facebook ad

Incorrect figure on school spending used alongside BBC logo and web address The Conservative party has been funding ads on Facebook that present a BBC News article as endorsing the government’s inflated figure for school spending – when the article actually criticised the figure’s credibility. Since the beginning of September the Conservative party has paid for ads on Facebook that link to a BBC article on school funding, with the headline “£14 billion pound cash boost for schools” appearing between a photo with the BBC News logo and its web address BBC.co.uk/News. Continue reading...