January 22nd, 2014

Telegraph Exodus Continues

The Telegraph digital revolution is going well then. Their social media expert and resident internetz person James Manning has jumped ship to the Sun. Manning was previously best known for his sterling work as Boris Backer, ruining Team Ken’s day again and again during the 2012 mayoral election. So much for that ‘Digital First’ strategy…


24 Comments

  1. 1
    Chris H**ne says:

    Panic over everyone.

    They weren’t crabs after all, they were cheese mites.

    What?

  2. 2
    RomaBob.... Beeg Issue, Beeg Issue! says:

    Telegraph website is crap and and getting worse by the day! Subscription cancelled.

    • 15
      Anon says:

      You don’t need to subscribe to it – just use a “Private Window” in Firefox (I think they’re called “Incognito windows” in Chrome), and the web browser will clear out the cache when you’ve finished viewing and you start afresh next time. The ‘technology’ behind the Telegraph’s subscription is pretty lame.

      The obvious flaw in this is.. the Telegraph website is, as you say, drivel and getting worse by the day. I have to admit to not bothering with it at all now, even though it’s free.

    • 16
      Anon says:

      You don’t need to subscribe to it – just use a “Private Window” in Firefox (I think they’re called “Incognito windows” in Chrome), and the web browser will clear out the cache when you’ve finished viewing and you start afresh next time. The ‘technology’ behind the Telegraph’s subscription is pretty lame.

      The obvious flaw in this is.. the Telegraph website is, as you say, drível and getting worse by the day. I have to admit to not bothering with it at all now, even though it’s free.

    • 23
      Rightwinggit says:

      Shite, er, site doesn’t work properly in firefox.

  3. 4

    Was once a fine newspaper.

  4. 5
    Ed Balls - Shallow Chancer says:

    WHO FARTED ??

  5. 6

    A beaver has been spotted in Devon.

  6. 7
    R. Youshore says:

    ADVICE FROM PADDY PANTSDOWN ??

  7. 8
    WAR is DECLARED says:
  8. 10
    .... says:
  9. 11
    Twitter is for Twats says:

    “Their social media expert”

    If I were going to reduce a company’s headcount, that’s the sort of job title I’d put the cross-hairs on first.

  10. 12
    BORING says:

    Who fucking cares? Honestly.

    This blog is obsessed with media. Not much gossip or scandal or anying of interest to those outside the bubble.

    This blog is now an establishment bore.

    I will collect my refund and fuck off.

    • 17
      Vicent Price's gravelly voice says:

      Media Guido is one of those strange things that defy nature. By rights, it should have been stillborn, at the very least dropping dead after a month or two. But it LIVES!

      It shoudn’t. It’s shit. But it will.. not.. die!

      Mwa-ha ha ha ha ha ha haaaaa!

    • 21
      JH40598430958-2340 says:

      ‘Media Guido’ is ‘obsessed with media’?

      Spooky. Maybe Freddie and Scooby Doo should fucking investigate?

  11. 19
    Peter Martin says:

    “The Telegraph digital revolution is going well then”

    Certainly staff are responding well in complement to the genius that has seen most interactive blogs have headlines posing questions of readers but then closing to comments… for various ‘reasons’.

    Only Lord Tebbit seems capable of penning an argument and then being polite and dedicated enough to defend it without ejecting toys from the pram.

    • 24
      Anonymous says:

      Digital revolution? The old Tallywag needs a digital extraction. Bring back Bill Deedes and Frank Johnson.

  12. 20
    Jimmy says:

    Apparently he learned the hard way that “Social Editor” meant something completely different at the Bellylaugh.


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What’s he been doing FFS, mining bitcoins?


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