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Did the right wing press defeat Miliband? No. [12 reasons and counting]

Beckett, Charlie (2015) Did the right wing press defeat Miliband? No. [12 reasons and counting]. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (12 May 2015). Blog Entry.

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Generally, I’ve been surprised how few people have blamed the right-wing press for Labour’s defeat. Almost no MPs and few commentators. Roy Greenslade concocted an elaborate theory that said that somehow paper support for Ukip did for Labour and my colleague Bart Cammaerts put the case that the right-wing press does frame the agenda overall. Though even Bart points out that there is bugger all evidence that it has any effect on voters in the real world.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 12 May 2017 14:02
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2019 00:15

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