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How to De-Spin a Party Conference
Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (BST)
London, United Kingdom
How to de-spin a party conference
Thursday 11 October 2012
1.00pm - 2.00pm
8 John Adam Street, London, WC2N 6EZ
What does ‘spin’ look like in an age of transparency? In an age of online democracy and people power, politicians hold down-to-earth press conferences in tractor factories and broadcast their fondness for the humble pasty. But award-winning journalist and author Eliane Glaser argues that this 'call me Dave' sincerity is actually spin's modern mutation: deception disguised as openness and 'engagement'.
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