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It’s The Sun wot lost it

By Andrew Currah  

Splash or ripple? Does Murdoch still control elections?

By abandoning Labour the day after Gordon Brown’s conference speech, The Sun has sent shock waves throughout the political establishment. Or so its editors like to think.

After 12 years of support for Labour, the defection is indeed significant: with a daily circulation of 3m, The Sun reaches more people than any other newspaper in the country. As in previous elections, The Sun clings to the belief that its…

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