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UK press coverage of the EU referendum

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This report examines how the UK press covered the EU Referendum story, and looks at what the key arguments, spokespeople, tone of articles and areas of focus were during the referendum. The report is based on analysis of two days of press coverage each week for London editions of nine national newspapers over 4 months of the campaign. Of the 2378 articles analysed which were focused on the referendum 41% were pro leave as against 27% pro-remain. Press coverage focused heavily on politicians...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Research group:
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
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Author
Publisher:
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Publisher's website
Journal:
UK press coverage of the EU referendum Journal website
Host title:
UK Press Coverage of the EU Referendum
Place of publication:
Oxford
Publication date:
2016-09-20
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uuid:8a0aac1f-8805-4ce4-96a8-207c1479c0c6
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pubs:647973
Deposit date:
2016-10-05

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