TV news coverage of the 2017 election isn’t giving you the full picture – especially about Jeremy Corbyn
Vox pops made up over one-third of all election news sources on the UK’s nightly television bulletins in the first week of the 2017 election campaign, our study has found. While politicians made up the majority of appearances, 36.4% of sources were members of the public expressing their views about the election.
ELECTION 2017 - Fact Check: are fewer people switching gas or electricity company?
“We wanted to see more competition. We wanted to see more people able to switch between energy users [sic], that, over the last three or four years has not happened. This is a market that is not working perfectly and therefore we are intervening to make markets work better.”
Fighting Fake News: PM Backs Trusted Free Press and Warns of Dangers of Fake News
Prime Minister Theresa May has given her backing to the local press industry’s Fighting Fake News campaign by warning of the dangers of fake news distributed on social media and giving her strong support to a free press which underpins democracy by investing in highly trusted journalism.
No charges over Tory election spending in 2015 says CPS
No criminal charges are to be brought against Conservative MPs or officials in relation to allegations of spending irregularities in the 2015 general election campaign, the Crown Prosecution Service has announced.