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Is opinion the future of journalism?

LBC is gaining listeners thanks to a strategy of employing highly opinionated presenters.

LBC is gaining listeners thanks to a strategy of employing highly opinionated presenters. What can other news outlets learn from its success? And is the concept of the impartial journalist now outdated? Also in the show, a new initiative to create an international set of standards for journalism and the controller of the TV channel Dave.

Andrea Catherwood is joined by Shelagh Fogarty, LBC presenter, Sarah Sands, editor of Radio 4's Today programme and contributor to the book Today: A History of Our World Through 60 Years of Conversations and Controversies, Scott Yates, Reporters Without Borders, and Luke Hales, Dave channel director.

Producer: Richard Hooper

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