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Now: Editor and partner @tortoise 🐢 Before: • Guardian • Reuters Institute • HuffPostUK • British Red Cross

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Government says London hospitals are coping. A secret consultant in the Guardian says hospitals are overflowing and… https://t.co/2LP892JxJc
4/4
2020
@Haroon_Siddique So sorry to hear this Haroon. He sounds like he was such a special dad.This is like work #HIGNFY⁦@ladyhaja⁩ this is your Christmas present. Can’t believe I haven’t seen you for so long. Can’t wait to give it to… https://t.co/sWhojNnfOi @Robert_Booth @Joshuapkelly11 @guardian @MarinaHyde @alexhern @billicritic Well done Rob. Such brilliant reporting. @Megan_Lucero @WIJ_UK @TBIJ @bureaulocal So well deserved - congrats!This is terrifying https://t.co/EdvrGzU38Q
4/3
2020
Toughest times for local UK press - one plea from a leading editor for Government help after forced salary cuts in… https://t.co/hXiUEM53pL
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4/2
2020
This is brutal. From the Telegraph, of all papers. https://t.co/BKljYg7lWu
Retweeted by polly curtis @SamairaTweets @tortoise good idea - will ask you about that one! @Jack_MYP @tortoise thanks jack - will definitely come to you... @Jack_MYP @tortoise Great Jack! Looking forward to seeing you there... What do you think we should talk about? What… https://t.co/5fzuRSDAGk @SamairaTweets @tortoise What questions do you think I should ask participants - and what would you like to say? @SamairaTweets @tortoise So glad you’re joining - I’ll ask you some questions!
4/1
2020
Journalism Needs a Stimulus. Here’s What it Should Look Like https://t.co/JElvm5Jzyf via @cjr
Retweeted by polly curtis @ladyhaja Or me. I had a BAD haircut pre lockdown.
3/31
2020
This is very, very good. @xtophercook has investigated how a decades-long obsession with efficiency – and a disdain… https://t.co/vUQjVIaxf6
Retweeted by polly curtisToday we launch the Young Women's Emergency Fund. Please donate so we can make relief payments to young women in fi… https://t.co/0cNUyt4vbX
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3/30
2020
#coronavirus #PressConference @michaelgove says there will be an announcement about funding to the voluntary and co… https://t.co/KYSM1YvAid
Retweeted by polly curtisLiving with and reporting the pandemic. Join us (@tortoise) for the Sensemaker Live digital ThinkIn 1-2pm this lunc… https://t.co/XimRfeELcg
Retweeted by polly curtisParticularly excited about this one because I AM NO LONGER ILL! https://t.co/g1fdyNPC4lJoin us this lunchtime for #Sensemakerlive #ThinkIn https://t.co/kSlSDbARqs
3/27
2020
A day of firsts! The first ever Torriano Special Online Achievement Assembly took place today at 10am in Google cla… https://t.co/iBsaUOzRx8
Retweeted by polly curtis @rasmus_kleis A proper tonic. @MatthewWells Even better because we didn’t have to sit through sportI love people https://t.co/ivpjMfe31AShooting Star Children’s Hospice facing a deficit of £2m. Due to #covid19UK crisis. This is about protecting servi… https://t.co/Jv4cyruwIg
Retweeted by polly curtisLast night’s @tortoise think-in on hidden #COVID19 crisis was excellent. So clear that people already vulnerable ar… https://t.co/ilP9A1Dsrl
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3/26
2020
@karlwilding @JudeHabib @GraceWyld @thevoiceofdws @pollyn1 @darrenmurinas @sounddelivery @tortoise BTW have made t… https://t.co/hibn7a2eGiUntold stories of #coronavirus. Is the pandemic a leveller? A few said yes at the start. By the end most would have… https://t.co/1kQyv78gj7
Retweeted by polly curtis @louisetickle White cosmos are lovelyI so hope this is not false hope. https://t.co/dkCh48EpdWWrote about impact of coronavirus on local news on Monday. The speed of it though https://t.co/sItCsMaND7
Retweeted by polly curtisMore than 210 people currently joining me tonight (on zoom, natch) to discuss the untold stories of the coronavirus… https://t.co/9QcKGdeBr5
Retweeted by polly curtisNear 200 people have signed up to this @Tortoise ThinkIn this evening. Proud to be partnering on this involving som… https://t.co/B1GPu1NkrQ
Retweeted by polly curtisThis is absolutely decimating local news... https://t.co/QrQMsm2R7wWe shouldn’t wait for the state to intervene in fake news, warns Full Fact CEO. So, how can individuals take positi… https://t.co/dz4Ir0eEaq
Retweeted by polly curtisWow. DWP Committee told there have been nearly 500K new claimants in last 10 days. Thank fuck the rollout of Univer… https://t.co/y5sRAh4vGk
Retweeted by polly curtis @nadiakhomami Me too... hope it goes away soon for both of us. Xxx @nadiakhomami ME TOOhttps://t.co/D7RVumnvnH @MatthewWells 👏
3/25
2020
NEW: Viruses mutate, because Darwin. But this coronavirus is fairly stable as it spreads. We're all facing the same… https://t.co/3mMtOrz3xn
Retweeted by polly curtis"Fake news in the time of C-19" - great @tortoise piece on what #misinformation about Covid-19 is being spread onli… https://t.co/Xx9lnkn1Q2
Retweeted by polly curtisWill be watching @FamilyRightsGp & @CathyAshley on @Channel4News this evening. I've been working alongside their p… https://t.co/SLooYEXvkn
Retweeted by polly curtisToday, we released the quarterly update to our #Responsibility100 Index. Tonight, we're talking about how businesse… https://t.co/eX7bzi9e8Z
Retweeted by polly curtisUnited call from @EditorsUK @ad_association , @ISBAsays, @newsmediaorg and @newsworks_uk for advertisers not to blo… https://t.co/dAgT5q5rtR
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3/24
2020
Please do get involved in this conversation on Wednesday. We’re trying to be practical & proactive at these difficu… https://t.co/hMHSQiCdaq
Retweeted by polly curtisMy first @tortoise ThinkIn via @zoom_us. Fantastic this is working so well in this bizarre period of self-isolation! https://t.co/fdEVZSut3s
Retweeted by polly curtisPrime Ministerial statement on @BBCOne at 8.30 tonight, followed by @BBCNews special with Fiona Bruce. #Panorama mo… https://t.co/A06BRF3IOo
Retweeted by polly curtisIn the last week we’ve launched digital #ThinkIns and tonight we have nearly 200 people booked in to talk about fak… https://t.co/yHEV8t53rOAND @Tortoise’s cartoonist @edith has been evacuated to the countryside and is struggling “I want my ashes scattere… https://t.co/Uy6FsbbfpLPlus we’re launching a book club and @HadleyFreeman is coming to see us https://t.co/Mk5ZKoiHkVMy lovely friend (as I like to think of her, but really she’s everyone’s lovely friend) @ladyhaja gives us her isol… https://t.co/bsMNakhUqx @Tortoise scoop: Even the boss of Andrex is running out of loo roll, @meropemills found out when she interviewed hi… https://t.co/yTBkVIcmJv @GWhittell, one of the most thoughtful and just plain clever people I know, is working with Tortoise members (also… https://t.co/CIxrVu44IVThread… My @Tortoise colleagues are doing some cracking work while I’m all virus-y. Just from today:… https://t.co/bRYmcMt1FCHere’s how @tortoise digital ThinkIns work. Tonight we’re talking about the Infodemic. https://t.co/wAbyAy0kkk“A ThinkIn is not another panel discussion. It is a forum for civilised disagreement." In these uncertain times it… https://t.co/kmsX7Gz7rh
Retweeted by polly curtisThis is very odd. Just had a text apparently from the NHS Coronavirus service saying I've been identified as someon… https://t.co/8bTR09BQgU
Retweeted by polly curtisSobering reflections on a shift on an A&E ward in London by @DrRosena https://t.co/bLlRDNt81u
Retweeted by polly curtisI want to thank #NHSheroes for everything. We are so lucky. And we should be proud because the NHS is so fundamenta… https://t.co/AUEe3fW8Y4. @ladyhaja is right. We are going to have the BEST party ever at the end of all of this. https://t.co/FvicKyyDp0We need to talk about climate change. More than that, we need to work out how to slow it down. So we're inviting… https://t.co/TJp5EyBTqS
Retweeted by polly curtis @steff_riches @ACEVO Do join us for this: https://t.co/Aws4DrsPbz - think @gurjindertweets will be in touch (if he hasn't already)Coronavirus #misinformation is spreading fast. -- 46k tweets *per day* linking to virus fake news -- 270k unreliab… https://t.co/MRtHY1LjkN
Retweeted by polly curtis @realbritainros @thebodycoach Loved it. @survivecourt @thebodycoach so, so goodWhatsApp "testing a feature [to] make it easier and simpler for users to identify unverified news or forwarded mess… https://t.co/hn6VZWSoVT
Retweeted by polly curtis @Rhammified 😢Charities need to be included in the rescue packages: their income is often not really linked to outgoings. Lots ha… https://t.co/ExwaNxkuTS
Retweeted by polly curtisThis is not a boomerang https://t.co/Cl6fM1Oa2oJoe Wicks is doing a PE class for the nation’s kids on YouTube right now and 640k people have tuned in.Covid-19 is irrevocably changing the world around us. And in this climate of uncertainty and fear, misinformation p… https://t.co/2ZN6cnuf1k
Retweeted by polly curtisCoronavirus shows we need local papers – but it could kill them off https://t.co/yZrwWxO2LA
Retweeted by polly curtis @pollycurtis @ejhollowood @AlexiMostrous @tortoise So important to expose this. A friend of mine was sent the 5G on… https://t.co/oX4dQqrCS1
Retweeted by polly curtisFake news in the time of C-19: a must-read @tortoise investigation by ⁦@ejhollowood⁩ and ⁦@AlexiMostrous⁩ into the… https://t.co/TXnsCDNgrF
Retweeted by polly curtis“Chinese scientists created the coronavirus; drinking bleach or eating garlic cures it; the Pope Francis has it; 5G… https://t.co/MCPmBUAx0Q
3/23
2020
@alisongow So sorry to hear this Alison. Lots of love to you. @Georgia_Gould Thank you @Georgia_Gould Georgia is there a comprehensive list of what will be open/closed? Special interest in cantelowes pa… https://t.co/m34VebeqPiHow lucky we are to have the BBC at a time like this. Across TV and radio its reporting and analysis has been absol… https://t.co/wtgzDVEMqr
Retweeted by polly curtisNormally sensemaker is for our members only - but for the near future it’s available to everyone - do sign up… https://t.co/ojBunm5v8Z
Retweeted by polly curtis @eleanormorgan Makes me feel sorry for coronavirusCurrent status: scrolling here and news and wildly veering between ‘aren’t people amazing’ and ‘ffs what’s wrong with people’
Retweeted by polly curtis @rosieswash Take care Rosie. I’m on day five and turning a corner... xHere's a thread with a selection of great journalism on #COVIDー19 from around the world. Please share and feel free… https://t.co/kgVDK7kOho
Retweeted by polly curtis @emilybell Indeed... who knows? @JudeHabib Thank you (ps Wednesday's show will go on...) @AlexaBorchardt Thank you! x @nicolawoolcock I know! So head spinning... @emilybell Thank you Emily - is it right you've had it (as much as we can ever be sure) how long did it last in your house? @HANNAHSTORM6 Thank you - congrats on novel when is it out? Need lots of good reads this year... @gibbzer Thank you xx @jack_sommers Thank you x @janemartinson Thanks darling x @TorstenBell @RobDotHutton high fiving gross at the best of times @sdp @alisongow Thank you both - hoping this is it done and dusted in our house... @AJMRoss @RobDotHutton sweet and tragic in equal measure @MeeraSelva1 Thank you. In other news @Tortoise is doing a big number on the infodemic tomorrow - please do read and share!
3/22
2020

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