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Media election redux: who won, who bombed?

By Tom Chatfield  

Who was the angel of media victory smiling for?

The minor questions have now been answered: who gets to be Prime Minister, who runs what department, what do you call it when Cameron and Clegg combine into an unprecedented political entity? (Best answer so far: ConDemNation). In media-land, though, more-pressing post-mortems await. What went right for the fourth estate during its own tanning session in the glare of public attention, and what didn’t? Without singling out any particular individuals or…

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