Her Majesty's Pugilistic Press

Friday, April 29, 2005


It's election time again – in England. And fresh from watching the political strategy employed during our elections, Tony Blair is facing many of the same criticisms that Bush did. But the similarities stop there. Chief among the differences is that the kind of deference afforded to the president here by the media is notably absent in the U.K. So does a critical national press result in a more informed electorate, a more engaged voter? Bob speaks with Michael Goldfarb, senior reporter in Britain for WBUR.

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