Politics

Can Johnson’s new ‘Stay Alert’ get Covid-19 easing done?

Is the political battle over Covid-19 about semantics? Boris Johnson’s UK government is fond of a slogan – ‘Get Brexit Done’ and all that – but now there’s a battle about its shift to ‘Stay Alert’ as the UK moves ...

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Morning becomes ‘mourning’ in anti-Trump campaign

American political advertising is red in tooth and claw and anti-Trump Republican group The Lincoln Project is putting the boot in – in vintage style – with ‘Mourning in America’ criticising Trumps’s handling (or non-handling) of Covid-19. To add insult ...

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UK government fights Covid-19 media storm

Ten days ago we noted that the UK’s Covid-19 crisis could turn into a political crisis – and it has. At the weekend the Sunday Times’ Insight Team – once the vanguard of investigative journalism in the UK, more recently ...

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BBC hits the right crisis note with Idris Elba

The BBC’s having a pretty good war in the crisis, reminding people everywhere (and hopefully some politicians) about its purpose in life. Here’s a further reminder from BBC Creative (also turning into a good idea) showing us the changes affecting ...

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