The journal of record for Corbynistas is advertising for a “Wealth Correspondent”. Are they thinking of launching an FT-style “How to spend it” section?
According to an email from Kath Viner (basic salary £340,000) they will cover “the wealth gap and the super-rich elite”. Sort of like “How they spend it”?
We are looking for a wealth correspondent to write news articles, features, liveblogs, interviews, background and other material on the wealth gap and the super-rich elite. Combining financial literacy with first-rate storytelling, you will generate exclusive news stories with national and international impact, focusing on the super-wealthy, their lives, their influence, and the impact they have on society.
Guido’s source inside King’s Place says “The wealth correspondent is a Corbyn correspondent by another name. Place has gone nuts for Corbyn. People like Freedland and Kettle are walking around in a daze.” Apparently when Corbyn came in the fan hysteria was worse even than when Benedict Cumberbatch visited…