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Nigel Farage's blanket media coverage helped Ukip, Caroline Lucas claims

Caroline Lucas points finger at media's Farage obsession

Ukip's triumph in the European elections became a "self-fulfilling story" because the media's blanket coverage of Nigel Farage "squeezed out" other parties, Caroline Lucas has claimed.

Opinion Former Articles

  • BHA: Journalism, Churnalism and Media Bias

    ow much journalism is churnalism - the uncritical regurgitation of press releases? To what extent can we trust what we read in the press about medical and other scientific discoveries and breakthroughs? How impartial is mainstream media coverage of key political and economic issues? And just how much of tabloid news is just, well, made up?

  • ESRC: Radio a key tool for Malawians in human rights struggle

    Malawian villagers have found an unlikely platform to expose injustice and abuse of power and bring their leaders to task, according to research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Malawi’s public radio station broadcasts are providing an alternative programme of news stories. The programme features contributions by ordinary Malawians, highlighting their everyday experiences of abuse and violation.

  • BASC condemns WHSmith shooting magazine ban for children

    The UK's largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), has condemned the decision by WHSmith to stop under 14-year-olds from buying shooting magazines.

  • BHA: Humanists very disappointed by BBC review of religious output

    The British Humanist Association (BHA) has greeted with extreme disappointment as 'a fatal missed opportunity' the publication today of the BBC’s Breadth of Opinion Impartiality Review.

  • Jane Fae: "The press, today, are playing a dangerous game: a very dangerous game indeed."

    Comment: How the press hounded Lucy Meadows

    Emails reveal the true extent to which Lucy Meadows was hounded by the press. Like the recovered addict, they are well-behaved only so long as the spotlight is on their behaviour.

  • Another thrilling Budget

    The Week in Review: Budget boredom and press regulation disaster

    After weeks of preparation this week's Budget looks like being a success - even if its contents are largely inconsequential. After a 2am deal, this week's press regulation deal looks like being a disaster - and really matters for the printed press, bloggers and, of course, Politics.co.uk.

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