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DavidMapstone
World is crazier & more of it than we think, incorrigibly plural (not me; Louis MacNeice) Working at Sky News, but blame me not them for my tweeting mistakes.
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DavidMapstone 6h
Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was a friend of rap star, Geko x Lionheart. Interview by
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DavidMapstone 8h
A good question. Has he been doing part time roadworks? Or is it the modern way of signalling "hard work" in an otherwise humble statement?
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Lee Hurst 18h
Zbigniew Brzezinski has died aged 89 which is ironically the same score as his name in Scrabble.
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DavidMapstone 18h
Londoners who want to show solidarity with Egyptian Copts can easily do so - turn up here tomorrow
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DavidMapstone 19h
A small striking (to me) sidelight: Abedi was academically slow; stupid, even. Yet he got into Salford University.
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DavidMapstone 19h
It is the 40th anniversary of the Sex Pistols releasing "God Save the Queen".
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DavidMapstone 19h
On Cup Final day, an inspiring story of fan power & football economics by
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DavidMapstone 19h
Sky Views: applauds Roger Moore
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DavidMapstone May 25
Not quite my thing but as a corrective to the vaguely bullying tone of communal resilience, from a very good writer, this is worth reading
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DavidMapstone May 25
This is a really impressive & compelling film by & about the Manchester IS cell
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DavidMapstone May 25
The footage you'll see all day of the Queen visiting Manchester hospitals is unprecedented in terms of access. Interesting on many levels.
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DavidMapstone May 25
Gloriously splenetic article by Andrew O'Hagan. Does in words what does with satire.
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DavidMapstone May 24
Media matters: tone is sometimes difficult, & mistakes will be made.
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DavidMapstone May 24
G7 summits - isn't it time for them to be virtual? Sky Views by
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DavidMapstone May 24
Should there be a cross party element to Cobra? It would help stop lunatic conspiracy theories about playing security for party advantage.
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Alex Bruce May 24
Thanks for letting me know!! All the best 👍🏼
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DavidMapstone May 24
Replying to @DorothyKing
..changed. Its worth bearing in mind that some people in this situation actually want media attention. You can never tell until you ask.
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DavidMapstone May 24
Replying to @DorothyKing
Of course, I agree. There are some dicks around. Good practice is to not reapproach after a rebuff, unless something has significantly..
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DavidMapstone May 24
As far as I can see the Abedi/Hostey link is circumstantial. Anyone produced anything to stand it up?
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DavidMapstone May 24
There are vital things for the industry to ponder. But media is a healthy& crucial part of weeks like this(stating obv but needs to be said)
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