Speech: Momentum panel on media bias – Medium

And that brings me on to another part of the challenge — which I think is actually as significant a cause of bias in political reporting as the ideology of media barons — and that’s I’d describe as ‘insider’ culture. Simply put, political journalists like being in the know. And they’re used to being in the know. I remember one lobby reporter telling me when Corbyn won the leadership contest: I don’t know who any of these people are. I’m used to have the whole shadow cabinet in my phone book, now I can’t pick some of them out of a line-up.

Source: Speech: Momentum panel on media bias – Medium

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I’ve Had Enough Of Hearing About Jeremy Corbyn. | Kate Prothero

We are not the cult of Corbyn, he has had very little to do with any of this. He’s just the first person in a really fucking long time that hasn’t lied to us, he hasn’t patted us on the head and told us to be good and do as we’re told. He’s pissed and so are we. Party of protest? You’re fucking right it’s a protest! We aren’t the unwashed on a jaunt out on a rally. We are everyone, we are the people that tightened our belts, the people that are all in this together.

Source: I’ve Had Enough Of Hearing About Jeremy Corbyn. | Kate Prothero