Performance, not scrutiny: how daily briefings exposed the media's limitations

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Abstract

We should not rely on news organisations to replace democratic institutions in holding the government to account - especially in staged events.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPandemic Where did we go wrong?
Subtitle of host publicationA very public inquiry
EditorsJohn Mair
Place of PublicationGoring
Chapter23
Pages133-139
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2020

Keywords

  • coronavirus
  • pandemic
  • politics
  • public sphere
  • journalism
  • match analysis

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    Parsons, B. (2020). Performance, not scrutiny: how daily briefings exposed the media's limitations. In J. Mair (Ed.), Pandemic Where did we go wrong?: A very public inquiry (pp. 133-139).