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The more unpopular the government, the more time the British press will devote to exposing political scandals

Latham, Oliver (2012) The more unpopular the government, the more time the British press will devote to exposing political scandals. British Politics and Policy at LSE (23 May 2012). Website.

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Abstract

Oliver Latham investigates whether a government’s popularity has an effect on the level of scrutiny it will face in the media – finding that a scandal hitting a government eight points behind in the polls will receive sixty per cent more coverage than an identical scandal hitting a government that is eight points ahead.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2013 14:20
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2020 00:27
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/48323

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