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Thursday, 28 February 2013

Class politics and the media

Former FT journalist Stefan Stern writes on the CLASS blog about the difficulties faced by campaigners and trade unionists in securing media coverage:
   'This is a familiar saga to trade union press officers, who have long known that unless their union is calling a strike their work gets very little coverage at all. The national media have hardly any specialist reporters left covering trade union and workplace issues, even as more people than ever (30 million of us) are going to work full or part-time'