The murder of Labour MP Jo Cox last Thursday has raised many issues relating to the tone of political debate and the role of politicians in society.
This week’s podcast – recorded shortly after the event and the initial public reaction – considers the fall-out from the shocking turn of events during a campaign that has been notable for its vicious exchanges in the media and out on the campaign trail.
Two of Newsnet’s regular commentators – blogger James Kelly of ScotGoesPop and writer Christopher Silver – joined Newsnet Radio podcast host Derek Bateman in the wake of the Cox murder and before the appearance in court of the man arrested soon afterwards by West Yorkshire police.
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