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“During this election we’ve seen an extraordinary campaign in the conservative press to influence voters and control the political discussion.

“We live in a culture where the papers write more about politicians’ kitchens than the appalling growth of foodbanks.

“Journalism isn’t merely something wielded by powerful businessmen to protect their interests.”

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Adam Barnett is a staff writer at Left Foot Forward. Follow MediaWatch on Twitter

 

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