How did the newspapers react to the shock exit poll? – Telegraph.co.uk
British newspapers pushed back deadlines to ensure they could report the all-important exit poll in their early editions.
The papers had pulled no punches when urging their readers to vote either Tory or Labour.
So how did they illustrate the exit poll, which suggested that Britain was heading for a hung parliament, on their front pages?
For the first time in weeks, they were almostÂ all united in stating that May’s gamble appearedÂ to have backfired as the country headedÂ for a potential hung parliament.