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What you see is what you get

Baroness Deech

What do Nick Clegg, Ed Milliband, David Cameron, Gordon Brown, President Obama,  Mitt Romney and Jimmy Savile have in common? They were made or broken by their television appearances; and their visual impact was more significant with the public than the words they spoke and the actions they took or promised to take.  It was…

Public attitudes towards the press

Lord Norton

I received yesterday a copy of the survey of public attitudes towards conduct in public life carried out by BMRB Social Research for the Committee on Standards in Public Life.   The survey, conducted earlier this year, covers the media as well as politicians.  Its findings on the media tend to reinforce the points made in my…