Too Right Or Best Left Alone? Mainstream Media Spin Shaping General Election – 23 April 2015

RT logoAs election campaigns continue apace in the run-up to May 7, British newspapers and programmers clamor to support their favored candidate and smear the chances of their opposition. But how much impact is the media war really having?

RT spoke to the editors of Media Lens, an organization which aims to outline “the systemic failure of the corporate media to report the world honestly and accurately” about where the British mainstream media is placing its emphasis – and indeed the areas it’s failing to cover.

The UK’s media outlets appear to have taken their traditional battle lines, with left-leaning titles like the Guardian and the Mirror tacitly supporting Labour, while newspapers in the grip of the Murdoch Empire – the Sun and the Times – proudly bare their true-blue stripes.

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