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Posts Tagged: Media
An expensive, annual European disgrace overseen by a BBC committee. If the Government won’t reform our selection process, can it truly call itself Conservative?
We need a five year Royal Charter renewal only – plus a move to subscription and a core of public service broadcasting funded from taxation.
The Culture Secretary goes campaigning in two Derbyshire marginals…and finds time to ensure that his Department is flying the flag of England on St George’s Day.
The Tories are losing this campaign. Sir Anthony Garner’s memorial service. Mrs Keith Simpson trashes my property rights. And: Boris is on all fours with Theresa May
Why does Hackney Council need 34 PR officers when Wandsworth Council manages with three?
Plus: Tories – too vague. UKIP – too specific. LibDems: what are they for? Why the polls could all be wrong. And: I win an award, and am baffled.
A screening of my astonishing expose of disgraced former MP Sir Stuart Bell has been shut down in a local university.
Also: the DUP rule out any formal parliamentary arrangement with the SNP; and the Tories grant the Welsh Assembly powers of redefinition.
Cameron’s four nations tour takes him to Northern Ireland, and a visit he describes as a chance to “live the dream”.
Campaign Watch, Blue Guerilla, Pestminster and Publicly Inconvenient – as well as established sites such as ConHome, Guido and Coffee House.
Plus: Two policemen’s child abuse claims. Lamb for LibDem leader. Osborne for the Foreign Office. And: why won’t Waterstones stock more copies of Farage’s book?
Plus: Stephen O’Brien triumphant. What not to wear while canvassing. Commons catering, KFC-style. And: Kensington – that snake-pit of ambitious thrusters.
In the era of the internet who needs the TV broadcasters for an election debate?
And why should they shape the election campaign anyway?