This was the first of two public lectures for the LSE Government Department. It seeks to explain the history, context and current reality of British political journalism and its function in a modern liberal democracy like the UK. It looks at the problems facing political journalism and the failings of political communications. But it makes the case that some of the things we call 'failings' are actually what makes British political journalism pretty robust.
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