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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) Blog.

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Abstract

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: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s)
Library of Congress subject classification: 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
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 16 May 2017 13:48
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/77262/

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