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The government’s decision to televise daily briefings from Downing Street may not be as much of a commitment to transparency as it is claimed to be.
It is in everyone’s interests to support independent news publishers, particularly now when trusted and localised news is a matter of public health.
For the government, a Sunday announcement has several advantages, many of them to do with the news agenda.
As anger grows against Westminster’s woeful mishandling of the coronavirus emergency, the British Press is desperate to demonise and undermine the public health decisions of the Scottish Government.
The government is under relentless pressure from the UK media to relax the strict lockdown rules. That could be a dangerous mistake.
Newspapers and broadcasters have been more likely to focus on issues the Conservatives want people to talk about.