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2016 US Presidential Election

  1. Podcast1 November 2016 - The Policy Shop

    The US Election – a policy free zone

    Policy issues account for less than nine per cent of media coverage and the presidential candidates’ qualifications for the Oval Office account for even less.

  2. 21 October 2016 - Public Affairs

    Why Americans won’t vote for Trump or Clinton

    The US electoral system is stacked against third party candidates, but they are giving voice to widespread voter disaffection that neither main party can ignore

  3. 21 October 2016 - Public Affairs

    Debate trilogy: From the mad to the bad to the crazy

    The three divisive Donald Trump-Hillary Clinton debates in the 2016 Presidential campaign shows the diverse and wondrous perplexity of United States politics.

  4. 20 October 2016 - Public Affairs

    Debate 3: Trump turns to language of advertising

    The third US Presidential debate of 2016 featured some policy discussion amid Donald Trump's appeal to the fears, hopes and insecurities of voters.

  5. 11 October 2016 - Public Affairs

    Why Trump is like the Terminator

    Just like the movie character Terminator, Donald Trump is still standing in the Presidential race despite the hammer blows he’s taken to his reputation.

  6. 10 October 2016 - Public Affairs

    Debate 2: All about insults, not issues

    The second presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was the most divisive America has ever seen, with deeply personal attacks at the front.

  7. 27 September 2016 - Public Affairs

    Presidential fireworks: The verdict

    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump delivered a surprise policy battle in the first 2016 Presidential debate, but in predictably opposite styles.

  8. 9 September 2016 - Public Affairs

    Trump, Clinton and the politics of 9/11

    Donald Trump exploits the fact he was in New York when thousands died in the Twin Towers, while Hillary Clinton is a foreign policy hawk keen to show her wares.

  9. 22 August 2016 - Public Affairs

    Trump: The new normal

    Win or lose, Donald Trump isn't the end but the beginning of something where traditional paths of politics no longer matter and the media has to catch up.

  10. 26 July 2016 - Public Affairs

    Trump v Clinton: The stark choice facing the United States

    US voters face a stark decision in November's presidential election – The choice between Trump and Clinton has been likened to being either shot or poisoned.