Jonathan Eley on Muck Rack

Jonathan Eley

Leigh-on-Sea, Essex
Deputy Head, Lex — Financial Times

Deputy head of @FTLex Formerly personal finance editor. But this is a forum for my views

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@TonyTassell @MickMcAteer @MarkDampier Indeed, plus we still do proper investigations. And plan more of that and less diary stuff in 2018. Also we have @ftalpha which has freedom to range far and wide. Most are not so lucky
@MickMcAteer @MarkDampier Which has a campaigning mandate and different biz model, surely? Bet your newsdesk never came round asking you to write up the insolvency figures or monthly house price fluff!
@MarkDampier @MickMcAteer Same reasons *most* journos didn't spot Enron, RBS, Steinhoff or predict Brexit. Too busy with "diary news" and clickbait. Proper investigations are very time-consuming with no guarantee of success
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