Here's an update on something I blogged last Monday. This is what I wrote in its entirity (how's that for re-cycling!):
Most editions of Radio 4's Westminster Hour feature a political journalist, whoWell, the trend continues. This week (17/1/10) it was Andrew Grice of the Independent. He was, unsurprisingly, much more critical of the Conservatives than of Labour.
usually casts an eye over some key event or other in a one-to-one chat with
presenter Carolyn Quinn. On 30th November it dawned on me that the featured
journalists seemed to be coming disproportionately from the UK's left-liberal
newspapers. So I began to note down who was getting the invitations.
This is the story so far:
10/1/10 Nick Watt of the Guardian
3/1/10 Michael Savage of the Independent
27/12/09 no programme
20/12/09 no journalist
13/12/09 Andrew Miller of the Economist
6/12/09 George Parker of the Financial Times
29/11/09 Toby Helm of the Observer
22/11/09 no journalist
15/11/09 Nick Watt of the Guardian
Any chance of someone from the Times or the Telegraph getting a look in any time soon?