Have They Got News for You

Sep 30, 1996 on BBC One at 8:30 PM


The spin doctors politicians rely upon to influence the news have been called "the men in the dark" . Do they pressure and cajole journalists and help politicians float stories that can later be denied, or simply protect their parties from a media ob... (more)sessed with splits and personalities? In the run-up to the general election, reporter Steve Bradshaw reveals the spin doctors' tricks of the trade and asks whether British voters get the political debate they deserve.

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