Aggressive journalism will not effect results!

Brian Feeney has a warning from history for those journalists and broadcasters that are all too keen to see Sinn Fein cast into an early political grave: “aggressive interviewing might even have contributed to SF’s support because viewers and listeners likely to be sympathetic to SF become annoyed with the interviewer constantly interrupting and cutting in. People want to hear the answer and judge evasiveness for themselves”.

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