Alan Martin on Muck Rack

Alan Martin

Verified
London
News Editor and Freelancer — Alphr, Freelance
Covers:  android apps, video games, iphone apps, consumer gadgets, politics, games industry, mobile phones, games culture, technology

News Editor for @alphr. Tech, politics, Derby County and – very occasionally – cats. Got a tip? alan@alphr.com

Read Full Bio →

Biography

Hello, I'm Alan. I'm News Editor for Alphr.com at Dennis Publishing.

Elsewhere, I've written for the likes of Wired, CNET, The New Statesman, iPad & iPhone User, Pocket Gamer, TrustedReviews, PC Pro, Expert Reviews, Stuff, Wearable and many more.

Search Tweets

Twitter Feed

@alan_p_martin — 796 followers, 10,242 tweets

May 22, 2017

May complained that a journalist used the Labour term "dementia tax." Also used by renowned Labour rag The Spectator  https://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2017/05/tory-dementia-tax-backfire-theresa-may/ 

May 22, 2017

I always assumed she'd self-destruct at some point. I just didn't think it would happen until next year...

May 22, 2017

This is astonishing. Journalists keep asking why May has made the first ever manifesto u-turn, and she keeps saying nothing's changed.

Show more

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have! I've also replicated the focussed simplicity by using the iWriter app, which gives you just a white screen with no distractions.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Probably Damien Day from Channel 4 sitcom Drop the Dead Donkey, even if he is everything an ethical journalist shouldn't be...

What's your favorite social network?

Definitely Twitter, purely for the way news spreads so quickly (of course this has its own problems, but mostly it's a good thing)