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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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Biography

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

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@Alain_Tolhurst — 1,565 followers, 11,242 tweets

RT @FinancialTimes: FT Exclusive: Inside the secretive, men-only charity dinner held every year at London’s Dorchester Hotel that raise… https://t.co/29h2XMF6Tv
RT @trussliz: What a wonderful display of onions in Caxton Street. https://t.co/s7W535a26f
Asked how he is coping with the attention @_HenryBolton says: "I’m not sure Nigel but the occasional whisky does help”
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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