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16 Things You Need To Know About What The Election Results Mean

The press still has power.

Yes, that power is less than it was, as BuzzFeed’s editor-in-chief, Ben Smith, noted. But in that personal battle between Cameron and Miliband, it still obviously helped the Conservatives to have the majority of the press telling millions of readers, day after day, that the Labour leader was an ungodly fusion of Karl Marx and Mr Bean who couldn’t be trusted to brush his teeth, let alone run a major economy. It even took a strategically vital chunk out of UKIP’s support, at least according to Nigel Farage.

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