YouTube 'cos we want to: Bercow, New Labour and Obama

by Stephen Tall on June 26, 2009

Welcome to this Friday edition of our new LDV feature rounding up some of the best/worst/most curious political videos doing the rounds. Guaranteed Wimbledon/Jacko free. First up, let’s enjoy new Speaker John Bercow’s well-publicised spat with ITN reporter Tom Bradby. (…)

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Live from Norwich – ICM poll shows close result and Clegg stands by Lib Dem campaign

by Stephen Tall on June 26, 2009

Ladies and gentlemen, we have the first constituency poll of the Norwich North by-election campaign, and it shows a close contest in store. Before I give you the figures, though, it should come with two big health warnings. First, the (…)

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What's the right way to respond to #MichaelJackson's death?

by Stephen Tall on June 26, 2009

Why is it okay to laugh at the death of celebrities? Genuine question. As news of Michael Jackson’s death swept the world last night, causing the Internet to grind to a standstill, two things about our new cyber-age stood out (…)

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Daily View 2×2: 26 June 2009

by Stephen Tall on June 26, 2009

Even to suggest today there are 2 Big Stories other than The One Big Story seems a trifle daft – the news that spread late yesterday evening of the death of Michael Jackson has dominated, and will continue to dominate, (…)

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