ITV News called out by guest for ‘spinning story’
TikTok star Dylan Page called ITV News “spinning the story” during his interview.
The social media personality, who is best known for covering shocking news and current events, said he was contacted by a broadcaster and the team praised his online content.
However, he expressed his shock when he noticed that the edited interview was “different” from his original conversation.
In his latest TikTok, Dylan said, “As soon as we open the first offer, it’s just a bullet.”
“They say teenagers get their news from TikTok more than anywhere else, and yet Dylan Page is a one-man group reporting to the masses from their Devon apartment.”
Dylan joked that he actually lived in a “very nice” three-bedroom house and urged the channel not to treat viewers as “stupid”.
Referring to a chart used in the segment showing the percentage of people who get news from social media, he noticed that the channel missed out on everyone between the ages of 25 and 54.
“Even though they cut and don’t show my response to social media misinformation, they reproduce this person’s response, which is overwhelmingly negative.
“Then they talk about TikTok’s connection to China and then they make it look like they’re getting the news from the app itself.
“That wording just discredits all the great creators we have, including professionals like doctors, dentists, lawyers, journalists, and let’s not forget ITV themselves.”
Dylan’s followers took stock of the situation, and one person wrote, “This is why we don’t watch the news on TV.”
And another joked, “They really thought they did something.”
Metro.co.uk has reached out to ITV for comment.
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