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Who is most responsible for the widespread public disenchantment with politics – the media or politicians? Labour's Rachel Reeves and the BBC's Nick Robinson thrash it out
After years of spin, the expenses scandal and the Leveson inquiry, highlighting the cosy relationship between media owners and governments, who is to blame for the public's lack of confidence in politicians? The BBC's political editor Nick Robinson and Rachel Reeves, shadow chief secretary to the Treasury, unpick the relationship between Westminster and the media. Emine Saner listens in.
Rachel Reeves: When I was growing up, we talked about politics. I remember the 1987 election, I was eight years old and girls at school were talking about who their parents were voting for. We did think it mattered. By 1997, the first time I could vote, people were more cynical. When I was campaigning in 2010, people would say "politicians are all the same".
- Emine Saner
Jessica Lange, SAG Awards 2012 Jessica Lange, the Best Actress SAG Award winner for the drama series for American Horror Story, speaks onstage during the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. "To be an actor means everything to me," Lange told the crowd at the Shrine Auditorium on January 29, 2012, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage.) Lange's SAG Award competitors were Kathy Bates for Harry's Law, Julianna Margulies for The Good Wife, Kyra Sedgwick for The Closer, and Glenn Close for Damages. Lange had previously been nominated for two SAG Awards: for Tony Richardson's feature drama Blue Sky (1994), opposite Tommy Lee Jones, and for Michael Sucsy's television drama Grey Gardens (2009), opposite eventual SAG Award winner Drew Barrymore. Additionally, Jessica Lange has six Oscar nominations to her credit. She won twice, as Best Supporting Actress for Sydney Pollack's Tootsie (1982), opposite Dustin Hoffman, and for Blue Sky. (Nell's »
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