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Politics and journalism: an unholy alliance

By Will Robinson  

Andy Coulson would do well to heed WT Steads advice...

Andy Coulson would do well to heed WT Stead's advice...

Scarcely has the press been so intensely political or politics so shamelessly journalistic since the end of the nineteenth century. At that time one in ten MPs came from Fleet Street and nearly every paper was the blatant organ of one party or another. In Andy Coulson we have both the symptom and the potential cure of this most pernicious of political ills, which reappears every so often…

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