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Blair: lessons from Leveson – ‘It’s a waste of time” (part two)

Beckett, Charlie (2012) Blair: lessons from Leveson – ‘It’s a waste of time” (part two). POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (30 May 2012). Website.

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If you accept the premise that there’s something wrong with the balance of power between politicians and media what do you do about it? This was what Lord Leveson asked former Prime Minister Tony Blair at the end of his lengthy and largely unrevelatory evidence. The answer is that there’s little you can do without instituting the kind of regulatory regime that governs broadcasting and compels TV and Radio journalists to achieve a reasonable proportion in their coverage of party politics.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
K Law > KD England and Wales
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 16 May 2017 13:48
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2021 23:18

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