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Providing a broadcast platform for extremist politicians is unethical

Cammaerts, Bart ORCID: 0000-0002-9508-5128 (2017) Providing a broadcast platform for extremist politicians is unethical. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (21 Jun 2017). Website.

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This article by Bart Cammaerts, Associate Professor in Media and Communications, LSE The decision of ITV to invite EDL leader Tommy Robinson on their breakfast news show Good Morning Britain was not only misguided and dangerous, but above all unethical. It was excruciating to watch and the worst of it all is that Piers Morgan will most probably argue that he did his journalistic duty; he duly confronted Robinson, by calling him a racist and a “bigoted lunatic”, but that is not the issue here.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2017 14:29
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 21:05

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