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How the roll out of BBC radio in the 1920s increased voter turnout in Britain

Yeandle, Alex (2021) How the roll out of BBC radio in the 1920s increased voter turnout in Britain. British Politics and Policy at LSE (27 Oct 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Alex Yeandle examines the geographically delimited roll out of BBC radio in England, which coincided with successive off-cycle general elections in the 1920s. He finds that the construction of a radio transmitter is associated with a 2% yearly increase in voter turnout at the constituency level.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2022 11:21
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2022 11:21
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/112878

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