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Pluralism or partisanship? Calibrating punditry on BBC2’s Politics Live.

Morrison, James

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Dan Jackson
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Einar Thorsen
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Darren Lilleker
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Nathalie Weidhase
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Abstract

What should pluralistic punditry look like in a multi-party parliamentary democracy? How should a state-owned broadcaster's flagship political show populate its panels before elections to guarantee balance between Left, Right and Centre, eliminate perceptions of bias, and maintain that most disputed measure of fairness: impartiality?

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MORRISON, J. 2019. Pluralism or partisanship? Calibrating punditry on BBC2’s Politics Live. In Jackson, D., Thorsen, E., Lilleker, D. and Weidhase, N. (eds.) UK election analysis 2019: media, voters and the campaign: early reflections from leading academics. Bournemouth: Centre for Comparative Politics and Media Research [online], chapter 7, section 65, page 98. Available from: http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/33165/

Online Publication Date Dec 31, 2019
Publication Date Dec 31, 2019
Deposit Date Jan 20, 2020
Publicly Available Date Feb 7, 2020
Publisher Bournemouth University. Centre for Comparative Politics and Media Research
Pages 98
Book Title UK election analysis 2019: media, voters and the campaign: early reflections from leading academics
Chapter Number Chapter 7, Section 65
ISBN 9781910042243
Keywords Political debates; Political campaigns; Media panels; Television panels; Election campaigns; United Kingdom
Public URL https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/834805
Publisher URL http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/33165/

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