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What on earth has happened to the news?

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18 July 2016

Episode 249

29 minutes


Photo: Faye Sakura Rentoule

When journalists, columnists and commentators have news flying at them from all angles, and it feels a little bit like the world is going mad, how do they begin to make sense of it all and mould it into thoughtful prose? Robert Bound sits down with Richard Godwin, columnist for the ‘Evening Standard’; Nina Schick from think tank Open Europe; and Quentin Peel, associate fellow at Chatham House and contributor to the ‘Financial Times’.

18 July 2016

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

Tackling breaking news

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In the wake of the attacks in Nice last week we assess the way that the media handles breaking news.

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Chapter 2

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Chapter 2

Brexit in the press

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We take a look at how the media has covered the seemingly never-ending post-Brexit hokey cokey of British politics over the past month.

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