Neil Fowler, media consultant and an associate member of Nuffield College, Oxford, ex-editor of the Western Mail; Journal, Newcastle; Derby Evening Telegraph; Lincolnshire Echo and Which? magazine; choses his top media of 2009.
Best old media: Daily Telegraph - can be no other.
Best new media: Twitter.
Best story: MPs' expenses.
Best journalist: Will Lewis - for keeping his nerve and buying the MPs' expenses raw data.
Prediction for 2010: A staged swap of some regional newspapers to force the Government's hand over ownership regulation ( I said the same last year - but it's got to happen soon!).
Tomorrow: She's back. Jean Morgan
Best ofs, so far:Chris Wheal; Adrian Monck; Paul Linford; Jo Wadsworth; Steve Dyson; Steve Busfield; Sam Shepherd.
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