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Inside the Bubble: How Did They Get It So Wrong?

Prof Mark Evans, Michelle Grattan, Katharine Murphy, Chris Kenny moderated by David Speers

Saturday 24 August 2019
11.30AM – 12.30PM
Senate Chamber
Museum of Australian Democracy

The 2019 federal election was, according to mainstream media, un-losable for Labor. How did the media get it so wrong? Can opinion polls be the sole source of blame? How can we rebuild trust in distrusting times? Is the problem cultural or structural? What must politicians do to regain our trust? Mark Evans, Michelle Grattan, Katharine Murphy, Chris Kenny and David Speers – influential media commentators – reflect on how and why the mood of the country was so misread.