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Newspapers opting for partisan coverage

Ten years ago, Jacques Santer, then president of the European Commission, expressed his unhappiness at the coverage of the single European currency in the British press when he told a news conference in Brussels: ‘‘When I read the British papers, I t

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
14th June, 2008

Ten years ago, Jacques Santer, then president of the European Commission, expressed his unhappiness at the coverage of the single European currency in the British press when he told a news conference in Brussels: ‘‘When I read the British papers, I think I’m on another planet.”

One wonders what Santer would have had to say about the press coverage of the Lisbon referendum in Ireland?

Dr Eoin O’Malley, lecturer in...

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