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When select committees speak, do newspapers listen?

Gaines, Brian J., Goodwin, Mark, Holden Bates, Stephen and Sin, Gisela (2019) When select committees speak, do newspapers listen? Democratic Audit Blog (08 Oct 2019). Blog Entry.

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It is frequently claimed that the House of Commons’ select committees have grown in prominence since key reforms were implemented in 2010. Brian J. Gaines, Mark Goodwin, Stephen Holden Bates and Gisela Sin test this claim specifically in relation to press coverage. They find a pattern of increased newspaper attention after the reforms, but caution that these results show no consistent sustained increase, and also vary considerably depending on committee.

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Additional Information: © 2019 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2021 15:48
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:57

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