Tag Archives: lincoln

Not all is quite so new in the world of political messaging and behaviour change

On my way to windmill spotting in Lincoln recently, I happened across this example of an 19th century election leaflet for the City of Lincoln’s local elections:

It’s a neat example of a point I’ve made before, that what can seem new and exciting in the world of communications often is really long-established ideas in slightly new clothes.

In this case, note two particular features of the message. First, the reference to electors having previously elected Mr Page four times before. In other words, …

Posted in Campaign Corner | Also tagged , and | 1 Comment
Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarHywel 25th Aug - 1:15am
    Are you saying the UK needs a nuclear deterrent to target China? How do you maintain a submarine on a station where it can target...
  • User AvatarRoland 25th Aug - 1:09am
    Richard Underhill - many apologies for my unintentional mistake.
  • User AvatarLyn Newman 25th Aug - 12:35am
    Overall, I think this is a realistic document that balances the competing requirements well. Just a few questions that I think would, or should, be...
  • User AvatarLeave The EU 25th Aug - 12:16am
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRjl4biSmZ4 - For any pro-Brexiters, I liked the "theater" of BJ from 0-31 seconds in - it felt like "a moment in history". :-)
  • User AvatarLeave The EU 25th Aug - 12:10am
    "'Brexit' supporter Amb. John Bolton goes 'On the Record' on 'Brexit's' impact US security and foreign relations and he believes it will strengthen NATO" -...
  • User AvatarBarry Snelson 24th Aug - 11:55pm
    Andrew, It is refreshing to hear Stimson, Lyn's and Stevans voices. We shouldn't view Tory voters as though they are afflicted with some disease which...