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Peter Jukes

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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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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 — 31,104 followers, 161,131 tweets

RT @gelliottmorris: During the federal assault weapons ban between 1994 and 2004, the number of gun massacres fell by 37%. But massacre… https://t.co/t9hUvYIypP
RT @TheGodlessMama: "All I really want is to pursue the American dream . . . of controlling and exploiting the masses of people who, by no…
RT @geewhizpat: The WSJ piece is a press release from an inconceivably wealthy and powerful person who has almost entirely avoided… https://t.co/koGrFQC9jC
The essence of the #MercerCulpa. I don't want the public spotlight event though I spent billions on Breitbart and Cambridge Analytica trying to change the public  https://twitter.com/kincaid323/status/965125770673774592 
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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