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Alain Tolhurst

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

Digital Politics Editor at @TheSun and cycling Mancunian trencherman. Email tips, stories, abuse to: 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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RT @FinancialTimes: FT Exclusive: Inside the secretive, men-only charity dinner held every year at London’s Dorchester Hotel that raise…
RT @trussliz: What a wonderful display of onions in Caxton Street.
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