Trust Me, I'm An Expert: how to spot the work of a political spin doctor this election season

Description

Discussion on how spin doctors, social media strategists, political campaign advisers and press secretaries behind the scenes, finessing every utterance so it fits with the overall campaign strategy. 

3 Hosts: Caroline FisherFabrizio Carmignani, and Michelle Grattan

Subject

Political spin

Period1 Feb 2019

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  • TitleTrust Me, I'm An Expert: how to spot the work of a political spin doctor this election season
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Conversation
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size33 minutes
    CountryAustralia
    Date1/02/19
    DescriptionIt’s February, the holidays seem like a distant memory and here we are barrelling toward a federal election, which the government has indicated will be in May. Remember in the olden days -- as in, a few elections ago -- we used to have a fairly set election campaign period of usually about six weeks? Now, of course, politicians seem to always be in campaign mode. They’re not doing that all by themselves…

    3 Hosts: Caroline Fisher, Fabrizio Carmignani, and Michelle Grattan
    Producer/AuthorSunandah Creagh
    PersonsCaroline Fisher