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Hereonsufferance

Even in the 20th century there was often tension between journalists and Parliament.

Parliamentonline

Parliament joins the internet age with its own website

Lobbyjournalism

By the 20th century traditional newspaper coverage of debates in Parliament was giving way to lobby journalism.

Hansardoftheair

Broadcasting Parliament was discussed in the 1920s but took half a century to become a reality.

Thecommonsgoeslive

In 1989 the Commons joined the Lords in allowing television cameras to film its proceedings.

Breachofprivilege

Parliament was initially reluctant for its debates to be made public.

Obscurescribblers

Formal recognition of the presence of newspaper reporters in Parliament was slow.

Televisingparliament

The House of Lords led the way by televising its proceedings from 1985.

Officialreport

Parliament takes control of recording its own proceedings.

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