Campbell makes plea to broadcasters

The second stage of Alastair Campbell’s campaign to bypass national newspapers kicked off this week when he told a Fabian Society meeting that broadcasters should set their own agenda when reporting on politics and not follow those laid down by Fleet Street. He said: ’This is a plea to the broadcasters not always to wait for the leak, the row, the scandal, before deciding to examine a particular Government or Opposition proposal.’

The second stage of Alastair Campbell’s campaign to bypass national

newspapers kicked off this week when he told a Fabian Society meeting

that broadcasters should set their own agenda when reporting on politics

and not follow those laid down by Fleet Street. He said: ’This is a plea

to the broadcasters not always to wait for the leak, the row, the

scandal, before deciding to examine a particular Government or

Opposition proposal.’



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