Far Right website London Patriot has picked up the email sent out by Journalist candidate Mark Watts attacking his rival Rich Simcox, who he accused of being part of a Left wing "cabal" aiming to hijack the NUJ.
It says in a posting: "As the smear campaign against the British National Party is up and running again, Nationalists see this as proof that the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) demands that any NUJ Left reporter must give the BNP only negative coverage.
"Now an insider confirms what everyone has suspected for a long time. Mark Watts, one of the candidates in the election for editor of NUJ magazine ‘The Journalist’ has accused a “political faction” called NUJ Left of trying to hijack it."
It adds that Journalist candidates can email NUJ members as part of the election: "Watts has used his to launch a lengthy diatribe against NUJ Left and the candidate it has endorsed as ‘The Journalist’ editor, Richard Simcox (who is a member of the group)."
The post quotes at length from Watts' email and mentions that Channel 4's John Snow is one of his supporters.
The site says: “We are an independent site for London nationalists. We fully support and will promote the British National Party as we believe it is the only serious vehicle for the advancement of British Nationalism. However, any opinions expressed in posts or comments are those of the authors and not necessarily that of the British National Party.”
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