The penny drops for Alastair Campbell

BBC: Tony Blair’s ex-media chief Alastair Campbell says he never sent an e-mail or used the internet during his near decade working for the Labour leader. “I never used a computer other than to write – I used it as a word processor,” he told BBC Radio 4’s Start the Week…[snip]

“I think the public out there are just consuming news in a completely different way which is way beyond what we did when we were sort of growing up in our 20s and 30s,” he said.

“In a sense they’re getting in the driving seat of their own media consumption and their own political consumption and they’re saying: ‘Well what I’m interested in is X’.”

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