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Feb 01, 2011


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If you want to see how this stuff works, sign up to a service like "Ask A Charity". http://www.askcharity.org.uk/

Every single day (I work as a charity administrator), I get emails from the AAC mailing list which have the politics-serving angle first, and the call for participants second. They literally invent the story first, then go looking for mouthpieces through which to funnel it. And it's not just the tabloids - it covers everything from newsstand magazines to TV news, all the way to the broadsheets.

How journalism works indeed: it's not even his own idea:


A Venn diagram for the overlap would be good.

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