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Peter Jukes

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London
Writer and Adviser, Byline
Covers:  polish politics, films, news corp, british politics, phone hacking, monopolies, digital domain, drama, media culture, transparency, bank malpractice, soca, phone hacking trials, whistleblowers, news international, corruption of public officials, news of the world closure, jimmy savile, press complaints, daniel morgan inquiry, leveson inquiry, historic child abuse
Doesn't Cover: personal gossip

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Biography

From 2013-2014 I gained some notoriety (and carpal tunnel syndrome) by both live tweeting half a million words from the phone hacking trial at the Old Bailey: Britain's longest running and most expensive criminal trial. For this I was awarded the best reporter on social media award by the Press G...

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@peterjukes — 27,722 followers, 150,525 tweets

Oct 19, 2017

RT @ShreddedReTweet: @peterjukes @Uber @CCHQPress Try to imagine the cognitive dissonance of tory-voting black cab drivers on this one...

Oct 19, 2017

RT @IanDunt: Conservatives spent years warning that any remotely left-wing policy would drive financial services away. Now: Sile…

Oct 19, 2017

RT @peterjukes: The net tightens. Who really bankrolled #Brexit? We know US billionaire Mercer funded Breitbart and Cambridge Analy…

Oct 19, 2017

RT @RadNewsMedia: If you're in Gainesville, FL to oppose Richard Spencer and his fascist street gangs, this thread is for you.  https://twitter.com/NoNazisAtUF/status/920990832555122688 

Oct 19, 2017

RT @OccupyWallStNYC: Nazi group Richard Spencer hired for ‘security’ caught plotting domestic terror attacks  http://ow.ly/ifCq30fZfWj  https://t.co/3KSJa6Humv

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Working for Daily Beast and Newsweek after another two careers as dramatist and critic

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Not for 25 years

How is social media changing news?

It makes journalists more responsive to the audience, and less dependent on a media hierarchy