Telum Talks To… Newstalk ZB Political Editor Barry Soper about the unique 2020 general election

An election amidst a pandemic is a truly odd thing - the focus changes and the way politicians communicate and campaign changes.

This will be the 14th New Zealand general election Newstalk ZB’s Political Editor Barry Soper has covered. Telum talks with Barry about the nature of this election, the impact COVID-19 has had on retail politics and the way candidates communicate with voters, and also how it has changed the way political journalists cover the campaign. Barry also looks back at how political journalism has changed over the years in New Zealand. Watch the video here.

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