And from my own experience, Jeremy Vine was in the opinion of others who heard it much more accommodating of my ideas than usual when I spoke on Radio 2 yesterday. I got more of the time allocation than usual.
What does all this represent? It could be a coincidence. It is, more likely, a feeling amongst journalists that they are dealing with a profoundly unpopular government that does not represent the people of this country who they are free to attack as a result, which is what they are doing.
I hope so. We could do with journalism that holds all politicians to account again.
For example, someone holding the Sage of Ely to account would be an interesting change…..