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Brown at Leveson: the politicisation of the press

Beckett, Charlie (2012) Brown at Leveson: the politicisation of the press. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (11 Jun 2012). Blog.

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Reaction to Gordon Brown’s appearance at the Leveson inquiry has mainly consisted of political journalists expressing shock at his high moral tone and flawless recollection of a spotless past. But let’s leave the former Prime Minister’s reversioning of history and look at what Gordon says is his main concern, the conflation of fact and opinion. I think he’s right to spot a trend, but wrong to think it causes the bilious state of politician/journalist relations.

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Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s)
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
K Law > K Law (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 16 May 2017 13:36
Last Modified: 16 May 2017 13:36

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