August 9th, 2012

C4 News Deputy Editor Is New Met Comms Chief

The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that Channel 4 News deputy editor Martin Fewell will be their new Director of Communications. Fewell replaces Dick Fedorcio, who quit earlier this year after facing disciplinary proceedings for gross misconduct.

What was that about the police and the press being too close?

Photo via @adders

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  1. 1
    fifer says:

    Dodgy.

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  2. 2

    OK, Guido. 1. Where do the plod find a suitable candidate outside the MSM?
    2. What’s wrong with hiring a poacher to be a gamekeeper?

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    Hey, that photo you’re using? It’s mine, nicked from my blog without credit. Shall I issue an invoice?

    That’s standard Guido practice when someone nicks his work, isn’t it? ;-)

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“Sunday, May 10, 1998

Early start: appearing on Breakfast With Frost, to be broadcast from 11 Downing Street. The Chancellor [Gordon Brown] is grouchily amiable, but so earnest — and still biting his fingernails to the quick.

After the show, he took us upstairs to his flat. He lives above No 10, while Blair and family are in the No 11 duplex, which is bigger and more like a proper house.

I was intrigued that, when he took us into his bedroom, the Chancellor rather ostentatiously opened the built-in wardrobes, as if he wanted us to see the women’s frocks that were hanging in there.

They looked quite large, but I don’t think they belong to Gordon. I assume they belong to his girlfriend [Sarah Macaulay, who he later married].

I presume he was keen for us to know that he has one — and that she’s not a ‘beard’. I don’t think he does anything without calculation.”



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