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This is what we hope to have achieved by the end of this week:

• To understand the conceptual development and role of political journalism

• To have engaged with journalism’s political role

• To be familiar with the debates around visibility and the personalisation of politics, as well as political scandal

• To be able to reflect critically on the responsibilities and restraints on journalism, in a political context

• To understand the components of a political story

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