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Brit drama writer who has worked, lived, studied and even married in the States. Aunt, two older brothers and older sister all married Americans; cousins, nephews and nieces in the US. Fellow of the British American project and the Remarque Forum of NYU

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Twitter: peterjukes

Diaries published: 156 (23 days since last diary on Mon May 04, 2015 at 06:59 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 9296 (23 days since last comment on Mon May 04, 2015 at 06:59 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 21581

Total Comment Ratings: 14208

Most Recommended Diary: FALL OF THE HOUSE OF MURDOCH II: Calls for Congressional Investigation, 410 comments, 648 recommends

People Following Brit: 309

Brit's Most Recent Diaries:

Been absent far too long from my alma mater at Daily Kos. But since some elements are inspired by US campaigning (and my journalism was inspired by first writing here) I though I might just update y'...
by Brit
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 06:59 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
US Intelligence has confirmed a Malaysian Airways plane carrying 295 passengers has been shot down over the Donetsk region of Ukraine. Meanwhile Mashable has this from a Separatist leader : KIEV,
by Brit
Comment Count 459 comments on Thu Jul 17, 2014 at 01:25 PM PDT with 215 Recommends
From Nick Davies, who I've had the pleasure of spending the last eight months with at the phone hacking trial http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/jun/24/scotland-yard-want-interview-rupert-...
by Brit
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Jun 24, 2014 at 05:00 PM PDT with 87 Recommends
I've spent the last eight months locked up in the Old Bailey, listening to the most expensive defense in British legal history, argue against the prosecuting authorities in the the Phone Hacking ...
by Brit
Comment Count 160 comments on Mon Jun 23, 2014 at 12:17 PM PDT with 97 Recommends
After all the personalised attacks, the questioning of their standards, and direct threats from the British security services, the Guardian US rightly wins a Pulitzer prize I won't rehearse why ...
by Brit
Comment Count 259 comments on Mon Apr 14, 2014 at 12:32 PM PDT with 99 Recommends
This will be my briefest diary ever, Though exhausted from ten days in court livetweeting the Phone Hacking Trial at the Old Bailey, I've just seen Annette K's diary about what happened this week.
by Brit
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 02:13 PM PST with 41 Recommends

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