Reporting the Referendum

Tomorrow, it´s just one month to go before the big day. On June 23rd, the UK votes on whether it wants to remain a member of the European Union or not. It´s a historical decision, for sure. Finance Minister George Osborne called it a “once in a generation decision“, while Prime Minister David Cameron has warned peace in Europe could be at risk if Britain votes to leave the European Union.

For journalists like me, covering the referendum campaign proves to be a tough one. The debate is becoming more heated, more vitriolic and less rational, the closer we get to referendum day. Both sides are making claims that are hard to check and prefer to talk past each other instead of precisely addressing each others arguments. During the next month, I will use this blog as a means to share my views and experiences on reporting the referendum.