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Political spin

Duration: 03:28

Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair’s former spin doctor, speaks about his role and influence as Head of Communications at Downing Street. Also includes an interview with Guto Harri, former BBC political correspondent and now spin doctor for the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson. They both speak about the balance of power between politicians, spin doctors and journalists.

Available since: Thu 8 Nov 2012

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Democracy In Action London

A look at British politics, media, the European Union and international politics.

First broadcast: 12 Jun 2009

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