BBC News Channel’s staff have been accused of wasting taxpayers’ cash after workers photographed sleeping on the job.
The Sun’s splash on Thursday shows BBC News journalists apparently sleeping while at work.
The paper says the napping night-shifters were snapped by an angry colleague on the BBC News Channel. “It’s very difficult to work with someone snoring next to you,” said the furious employee.
You can see many photos on The Sun’s website, but, like with most stories these days, Twitter has had a field day with this..
— Adam Lodowski (@adamlodowski) November 16, 2017
Lights lowered. Speakers off. Pillow plumped. Ready for work.
— Simon McCoy (@BBCSimonMcCoy) November 16, 2017
Just starting my BBC News Channel shift like… pic.twitter.com/m5XuGFEgqq
— Robert Coxwell (@RobertCoxwell) November 16, 2017
— Quentin Sommerville (@sommervilletv) November 16, 2017
— Mary Nightingale (@nightingaleitv) November 16, 2017
— Iain Dale (@IainDale) November 16, 2017
..And the BBC’s reply
Even with our eyes closed, it’s good to know the public trusts BBC News more than the Sun. pic.twitter.com/RBogyQSjVa
— BBC Press Office (@bbcpress) November 16, 2017
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