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Chris Madden

Freelance Journalist and Blogger — Freelance
Covers:  Duty free, tobacco, spirits, confectionery, travel, lifestyle
I write a bit. Freelance journalist. Tobacco | Retail | Travel | Duty Free Blogger @ Millennial Gent Work email:

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Brands and Tobacco Editor at DFNI and Frontier Magazine.
Former local paper hack and newspaper editor.

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@chrismads — 1,420 followers, 18,047 tweets

How many people had Michelle and Giovanni as Morticia and Gómez for the Hallowe’en show? That’s all of us, right? #StrictlyComeDancing #strictly
RT @JonathanPieNews: Brexit is like one of those shows on Netflix that has gone on for far too many seasons, and it’s pretty clear that…
Impromptu trim and tidy up courtesy of Jack at Hob Salons at the Esquire Townhouse @EsquireUK
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Junior Reporter on the Surrey Mirror

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. They make correcting things quite difficult - and they're rubbish for Twitter.

How is social media changing news?

It is making it more instant but has completely blurred the line between fact and opinion.