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Diary

James Bartholomew's diary: Give up the Today programme - you'll feel better

Plus: Scottish independence, not being a conservative, and the case for big basements

4 January 2014

9:00 AM

4 January 2014

9:00 AM

It’s amusing to see serious journalists and authors struggling to use Twitter under instruction from their newspapers and publishers. They realise they lose dignity by condensing their great thoughts into a mere 140 characters: it is inevitable, whoever you are. Imagine Jesus had been obliged by his Father to tweet.

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