September 10th, 2012

Telegraph Blogs Poach HuffPo Hacks

Telegraph Blogs readers have been enjoying the musings of Willard Foxton over the last seven days, with the former HuffPo contributor sharing his views on sexy Instagram photos amongst other things. Now Damian Thompson has pinched his second HuffPo blogger in two weeks, as Luke McGee joins the team on Monday.

The phrase brain drain comes to mind…


5 Comments

  1. 1
    Hitler's Yoof says:

    Huffpo?

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  2. 2
    ste says:

    Is it because Telegraph Blogs offered to pay them, whereas HuffPo didn’t? That IS HuffPo’s modus operandi these days isn’t it?

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  3. 3
    Medhi Hassan says:

    Argh! My cattle is escaping! Which one if you unintelligent kuffrs left the gate open?

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  4. 5
    Expat Geordie says:

    Foxton’s output so far looks promising, and if it stops Thompson from blogging/any writing at all, then so much the better.

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