I read much of the press coverage across a range of policy areas, but most commonly housing policy and welfare reform. A lot of the coverage in the broadsheet newspapers at the moment is documenting the negative consequences of one or other of the policies the Government has implemented.
You can almost guarantee that the last paragraph or two of an article will carry a statement from the relevant Government department. And you can almost guarantee that the statement will make little or no connection with anything that preceded it in the article. [Read more...]