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Peter Jukes

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
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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...

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