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The News International phone-hacking saga threatens to retoxify the Tory brand. Cameron needs to be ruthless to save his reputation

Leunig, Tim (2011) The News International phone-hacking saga threatens to retoxify the Tory brand. Cameron needs to be ruthless to save his reputation. British Politics and Policy at LSE (11 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

David Cameron’s closeness to the News International elite and his hiring of Andy Coulson have posed real and serious problems for the PM as the phone-hacking story continues to unfold. Tim Leunig argues that Cameron needs match Rupert Murdoch’s ruthlessness in taking on the media giant and preventing the scandal from retoxifying the Conservative Party.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 the author
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Departments > Economic History
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
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Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2011 08:44
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/38041/

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