The Westminster Lobby Correspondents

  • Anthony King
  • Anne Sloman


This programme, for a change, is not about politicians, but about the people who write about politics: the hundred or so journalists who cover Westminster and Downing Street, the lobby correspondents. The Lobby produces practically all the political news we all consume, yet almost nothing is known by the general public about how it actually works. And even among journalists there are profoundly divergent views about whether the Lobby in its present form is a good thing or not. Anthony Howard, the Editor of the New Statesman, who for years has been the scourge of the Lobby:


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© Anthony King and Anne Sloman 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony King
    • 1
  • Anne Sloman
    • 2
  1. 1.University of EssexUK
  2. 2.B.B.C.UK

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