Council coverage in the Lancashire Evening Post

Ed Walker has been looking at council coverage in the Lancashire Evening Post?as part of?the investigation into 'How much local council coverage is there in your local paper?' He writes:

"I found that there were 35 pages devoted to news on 23/11, 25/11 and 27/11 and of these 6.25 pages were given over to ?council reporting?.

"Like others I?ve been finding there is little reporting of council meetings, more stories are created from council press releases and then a few quotes from councillors. It?s also not clear when these councillors were saying these quotes, although the councillors title and ward are always attached."

The investigation continues – join it here.

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