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The first shoots of spring and the first non-debate

I only arrived back in Britain on Wednesday. I’ll be back in Ireland for Easter, but it already feels as though things have changed during the first few days of my short stay here. 693 more words

2015 Election

Cameron & Miliband Live: The Battle for Number 10

Programme format

With David Cameron having ruled out the idea of a head-to-head debate with Ed Miliband, Channel 4 and Sky instead brought us ‘The Battle for Number 10′ on Thursday 26th March, which was the first full day of the election campaign. 2,769 more words

Media Coverage

The election has begun: Jeremy Paxman interviews David Cameron and Ed Miliband.

After all the confusion and evasion surrounding the televised political debates, we finally have a schedule.

April 2nd on ITV 1 – Cameron, Miliband, Clegg, Bennett, Farage, Sturgeon, and Wood. 996 more words

UK Politics

Cameron v Miliband: wrong format, wrong presenters, wrong time

I’ve been mulling over last night’s very unsatisfactory Cameron v Miliband election programme. At first,  I couldn’t quite put my finger on why it left me feeling that it fell so far short of what might have been. 693 more words



So here in the UK we are well and truly into election season, with the first of the televised debates happening this past Thursday. Now say what you will about Jeremy Paxman, but he is certainly a great journalist, really nailing both David Cameron and Ed Miliband with one question. 867 more words

The Insight

Kay Burley and Jeremy Paxman's bias - and why it doesn't exist

“The election starts here,” trilled Sky throughout yesterday ahead of its leader interviews; the debate that never was and the first in a bewildering sequence of pre-election broadcasts. 560 more words


Strong Finishes Save Ed and Dave from Embarrassment

Reaction to ‘Cameron & Miliband Live: The Battle for Number Ten’, broadcast live on Sky News and Channel 4 on Thursday 26 March 2015.

In the modern era of British politics, it really should have been expected. 1,181 more words

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