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The Prospect Interview #182: The rise of the British shock jock

By Prospect Team  

Rush Limbaugh and his Fox News descendants softened up America for Donald Trump—could the British shock jock do the same for the UK? Journalist Zoe Williams joins Tom Clark to discuss why the media-savvy renegade took off in early 2000s America, what the “war on woke” really misses, and why we should all be concerned about the future of the BBC. 

You can read Zoe’s essay here

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