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Notes on Adelaide podcast: The wash-up

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In this week’s episode, InDaily and The New Daily reporters tell of life inside the federal election campaign’s frantic final week. Embedded with Scott Morrison’s and Anthony Albanese’s travelling circuses, they discuss gotcha moments, agendas and who the surreal, exhausting exercise benefits most: politicians, media or the public.

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InDaily’s Stephanie Richards spent a week with then-Prime Minister Scott Morrison, criss-crossing the country as part of the media pack shadowing his every move as the poll loomed.

The New Daily’s James Robertson was part of the press contingent accompanying Opposition leader Anthony Albanese as he travelled the nation on his way to becoming the first Labor Prime Minister since 2013.

In this week’s episode, InDaily’s Tom Richardson talks to Stephanie and James about their experiences and observations on the campaign trail and the media treatment of each candidate.

They describe a party-controlled environment where reporters begin each day oblivious to that day’s movements, herded onto buses and planes for the latest marginal seat press conference or photo-op, sometimes not knowing where the plane has landed until they check their phone.

They also discuss media agendas, competition and camaraderie amid the quest to find fresh news behind the spin from on-message leaders with everything to lose.

Notes on Adelaide is a weekly current affairs podcast driven by the independent journalism of InDaily, CityMag and SALIFE, and produced by Solstice Podcasting.

New episodes are uploaded weekly. You can find the podcast on InDaily or on your favourite podcast app including Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

Listen to our previous episodes here.

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