Thursday, May 27, 2004

I've begun to transfer the archive section across to www.steveplatt.net, beginning with Tribune columns and the odd other piece that catches my attention.

One article, in particular, which first appeared in Punch and the Guardian at the beginning of 1998, concerns Alistair Campbell, spin doctors, the Labour Party and the BBC. If only they'd listened to me then ....

It's at http://www.steveplatt.net/archive/insidespin.htm

Another curiosity from the same period (end of 1997, in this case) is the article that coined the phrase 'White Van Man'. The odd thing is that I only used it in the title, but it was picked up in a flurry of radio and TV reports and interviews after the article appeared, and so the phrase was born.

White van man article

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