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Political Interviews – How to Spot Media Training

 Danny Lawson/PA Images As you read this, it’s highly likely that the Theresa May is deep in preparation for one of the major media interviews of the general election campaign.  Tonight’s grilling on BBC 1 by veteran journalist Andrew Neil is the first of a series of party leader interviews taking place this week, including subsequent one-to-ones with Jeremy Corbyn, Tim

Diane Abbott’s car crash interview for LBC

There are few more effective ways of trashing your credibility as a spokesperson than giving a car crash interview, as the Shadow Home Secretary has learned today.  So embarrassingly poor was Diane Abbott’s performance during her interview with Nick Ferrari on LBC, that it’s being openly debated whether this veteran Labour MP should resign her position.  Most damagingly of all,