The youth vote in GE17: information Vs interaction

Posted on 9 June 2017 by Dr Sioned Pearce

Could sources of political party campaign ‘information’ vs social ‘interaction’ have overshadowed Brexit as a factor for young remain supporters in this general election? Dr Sioned Pearce considers this question in light of the GE17 results. Media coverage showing ‘huge divergence’ between polls days before the election last week had the youth vote as its
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How to keep tabs on TV news in the general election

Posted on 10 May 2017 by Dr Stephen Cushion

With the backdrop of the forthcoming election campaign likely to be shaped by hard and soft positions on Brexit, Stephen Cushion considers how well the media and broadcasters will cover domestic issues and policy matters, and crucially how impartial they will actually be.  Now that parliament has dissolved, politicians will be frantically touring the country
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