The Daily Telegraph's chief political commentator has resigned and accuses the newspaper of refusing to publish negative stories about HSBC because it was a major advertiser

Peter oborneThe Daily TelegraphPeter Oborne has resigned from The Daily Telegraph.

The Daily Telegraph’s chief political commentator Peter Oborne has resigned from the British newspaper, leaving behind a blistering attack on his former employer in a post on the Open Democracy website.

In it, Oborne says the newspaper’s coverage (or lack of it) on HSBC is a “fraud on readers,” accusing The Daily Telegraph of refusing to cover major disparaging stories about the bank because it is a key advertiser.

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