Journalisted Weekly: Jeremy Hunt, Rupert Murdoch and UK in recession

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Jeremy Hunt, Rupert Murdoch and UK in recession

For the week ending Sunday 29 April.

  • Jeremy Hunt’s office’s email exchange with News Corporation dominated the news
  • Rupert Murdoch at the Leveson Inquiry, UK back in recession, and French elections were covered lots
  • PM Mark Rutte (Netherlands) resigns, PM Awn Khasawneh (Jordan) resigns and president Gilani (Pakistan) guilty of contempt covered little

Covered Lots

Covered Little

Political ups and downs (top ten by number of articles)

Celebrity vs Serious

Political zeitgeist

Eurozone leaders (top ten by number of articles)

No other Eurozone leaders were mentioned in UK press coverage.

Who wrote a lot about…the French elections

Long form journalism

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