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‘It’s The Sun Wot Won It’… Or Is It? George osborne
‘It’s The Sun Wot Won It’. Or apparently not, according to a former Chancellor of the Exchequer. George Osborne, Chancellor from 2010 to 2016 and current Editor-in-Chief of the London Evening Standard, recently questioned the influence of the British press on election and referendum results. Speaking at this year’s Cudlipp lecture, Osborne argued that political...
A new dawn? The Sun and mental health
The Sun is often seen as a celebrity-driven tabloid newspaper with no particular political agenda. However, every once in a while, Britain’s most popular newspaper lends its weight to a campaign, or even starts a campaign of its own. Recent examples include The Sun’s support for a parliamentary bill on the issue of modern slavery,...