Press regulator IPSO’s new Director of External Affairs is Niall Duffy, the latest appointment to join the team working under Sir Alan Moses. You might think impartiality would be part of the job description for an independent press regulator, but his Twitter account suggest otherwise:
Duffy doesn’t appear to be a fan of David Cameron either:
If I were the PM's PR (suspend your disbelief, readers) I'd tell him he's looking like a bottle job. Playground phrase I know but accurate.
— Niall Duffy (@NiallTDuffy) March 5, 2015
Nor the Tories in general:
In fact, he is pretty open about supporting Labour:
Wow, what a result, the government is trebling the Church Repair fund, said none of the 700,000 people on a zero hours contract #Budget2015
— Niall Duffy (@NiallTDuffy) March 18, 2015
Only a humourless cynic would predict our new press-regulating overlords would be stuffed full of Murdoch-bashing lefties, right?