Articles tagged Media:

My Top 100 Tweeters of 2016

  • 22 Dec 2016

Each new year I compile a list of people whose tweets I have most enjoyed during the previous 12 months. I follow about 2300 people on Twitter, which is far too many to be honest, but I whenever I try to cull the number I end up giving up because it’s so difficult. Anyway, the...

My Top 100 Tweeters of 2015

  • 19 Dec 2015

Each new year I compile a list of people whose tweets I have most enjoyed during the previous 12 months. I follow about 2000 people on Twitter, which is far too many to be honest, but I whenever I try to cull the number I end up giving up because it’s so difficult. Anyway, the...

Me & Jacqui Smith: Separated at Birth

  • 24 Apr 2015

I woke up at 3am this morning. I just couldn’t sleep properly for some reason. Now I know why. I switched on my phone to find a Google Alert. It linked to an article on MailOnline by Richard Littlejohn. Can’t be good, I thought. I wasn’t far wrong. I clicked on it and a pic o...

Winning 'Blog of the Year' at the London Press Club Awards

  • 14 Apr 2015

When I got an email from the London Press Club to say that I had been shortlisted in their annual awards I got very excited. I knew Nick Ferrari had won Broadcaster of the Year last year at the same awards, so I thought, wow, that’s quite an accolade. However, I hadn’t been s...

EXCLUSIVE: Bruno Waterfield to Leave the Telegraph

  • 21 Feb 2015

Yesterday we learned that top investigative reporter Holly Watts is to leave the Telegraph for The Guardian. Another day, another journalist departs Telegraph Towers. I can exclusively reveal that highly respected Brussels Editor Bruno Waterfield is the next one to leave. He...

Chuka Umunna Was Right to Walk Out of Murnaghan Interview

  • 19 Jan 2015

I have never understood why politicians allow themselves to be walked all over by smart-arse interviewers. They are far more in control of the interview than the interviewer. This morning Dermot Murnaghan was interviewing Chuka Umunna about David Cameron’s economy speech. Ne...

My 100 Favourite Tweeters of 2014

  • 21 Dec 2014

Each new year I do a list of people whose tweets I have most enjoyed during the previous 12 months. I follow about 1600 people on Twitter but these are the ones who have entertained, informed, educated, annoyed and, most of all, made me laugh most this year. So here are my Top...

Goodbye 'Gobby'!

  • 7 Dec 2014

As Paul Lambert leaves the BBC to become Nigel Farage’s Director of Communications, here’s why he got the nickname ‘Gobby’. Follow him on Twitter at @westminstergoby.

Attitude Column: The Idea That Gay Men Are More Likely to be Paedophiles Is Absurd

  • 6 Sep 2014

Here we go again. Back in the 1960s and 1970s most people, bless them, took the view that the words ‘homosexual’ and ‘paedophile’ were more or less interchangeable. If your predilection were of the male on male variety you didn’t particularly differentiate between men and boys...

Attitude Column: Media Coverage of Gay Issues Has Changed...And For the Better

  • 13 Apr 2014

As Attitude celebrates a milestone birthday you might expect me to roundup how far gay rights have come in the last twenty years. But frankly we all know that many legislative battles have been won, and there aren’t many more to fight. But is it the same with media coverage? ...