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Open Scotland? Journalists, spin doctors and lobbyists

Dinan, William and Miller, D. and Schlesinger, P. (2001) Open Scotland? Journalists, spin doctors and lobbyists. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 1-902930-28-2

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Abstract

Scottish devolution brought high hopes for an open political culture. But how far have these been fulfilled? Open Scotland? argues that in the field of political communication, the old, established ways of the British state still remain firmly in place. Westminster and Whitehall still cast long shadows over Edinburgh. This book offers the first full-scale coverage of how media, politicians and lobbyists interact in the new Scotland.