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Alain Tolhurst

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Hackney
Reporter — The Sun
Covers:  politics, news, film, food, cycling

Digital Politics Editor at @TheSun and cycling Mancunian trencherman. Email tips, stories, abuse to: alain.tolhurst@the-sun.co.uk. DMs are open

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Mancunian former local news reporter, now working for The Sun, covering politics for SunNation

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@Alain_Tolhurst — 1,246 followers, 10,263 tweets

Apr 24, 2017

RT @BBCArchive: #OnThisDay 1997: With an election coming up, it's important to be purr-litically aware. https://t.co/NCDASUmYhl

Apr 23, 2017

RT @wesstreeting: There's a fascist on the ballot paper, but Melenchon won't pick a side. Tells you all you need to know about his fu…

Apr 23, 2017

RT @Patrick4Dales: My article in @SunPolitics today on why we must stop a coalition of chaos propping up Corbyn by voting Conservative  http://bit.ly/2p8NuT1 

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes - I own one

How is social media changing news?

For me it's the pace of news it's affected the most. But also gathering information, monitoring stories and getting feedback. A lot basically

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

There aren't a lot of positive fictional representations of journalists, but I love Evelyn Waugh's Scoop, so maybe William Boot