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Boris Johnson v Jeremy Corbyn: who won final TV election debate? | FT

December 8, 2019 at 9:25 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Good evening and welcome to Maidstone Studios in Kent. Wherever you live, whoever you vote for, one of these two men will be prime minister in a week’s time. Welcome to the Media Spin Room for the last debate of the UK’s general election campaign here in sunny Maidstone. Boris Johnson has been going head

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“Boris Johnson v Jeremy Corbyn: who won final TV election debate? | FT”

How inequality in the UK is mapped: from the Victorian era to the 2019 election | FT

December 5, 2019 at 8:25 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

So Alasdair, we’re talking maps today, and we’re also talking inequality which is a big word in the election manifestos this year. But in fact, when we talk about mapping inequality that’s not a new thing. It’s been done before. So who was the first to do it? Well, the first person really to do

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“How inequality in the UK is mapped: from the Victorian era to the 2019 election | FT”

How fake news is influencing the UK election | FT

December 4, 2019 at 8:25 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

BORIS JOHNSON: The stakes for this country have seldom been higher, and the choice has never been starker. WILL MOY: We’re monitoring the election pretty comprehensively. We’re monitoring TV, we’re monitoring online, we’re monitoring the news debates, manifestos. The where we stopped and were really surprised was when the conservative party chose to masquerade as

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“How fake news is influencing the UK election | FT”

How Brexit’s Leave and Remain alliances are shaping the election | FT

December 3, 2019 at 8:26 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

OK, Election 2019. Plots, Pacts and Possibilities. Robert, we’ve got this great electoral fight coming on December the 12th. But already there are suspicions of what I suppose you might call a bit of ‘match fixing’ up front because one of the features of the first few days has been the attempt to form pacts

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“How Brexit’s Leave and Remain alliances are shaping the election | FT”

Your guide to tactical voting in the UK election | Crunched

November 30, 2019 at 9:25 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Was that any good? So, we’ve got a general election and everyone is scrambling around looking at tactical voting. I find it very confusing. Personally, not convinced that it works. Right, and I can see where you’re coming from because we’ve got different websites, different sources making different recommendations. So we, today, are going to

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“Your guide to tactical voting in the UK election | Crunched”

How do pollsters predict UK general election results? | FT

November 28, 2019 at 8:24 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

It is the hot topic for data journalists in this election. Some call it MRP, some Mr P. But the full name is multi-level regression with post-stratification. So what is it? In short, it’s a way of using a big national poll to estimate how people will vote at constituency level. National polls of 1,000

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“How do pollsters predict UK general election results? | FT”

Is Jeremy Corbyn’s radical Labour election manifesto eye-catching or eye-watering? | FT

at 9:25 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Labour’s manifesto is a manifesto for hope. To cheers from loyal supporters, Jeremy Corbyn has unveiled Labour’s manifesto, hoping to win over enough of the less committed members of the British electorate to deprive his Conservative rival Boris Johnson of a parliamentary majority in the December 12 election. The centrepiece is billed as a transformation,

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“Is Jeremy Corbyn’s radical Labour election manifesto eye-catching or eye-watering? | FT”