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We’ve punched above our weight at Left Foot Forward this year, breaking news and getting noticed. Thanks to all our readers for making all this possible.
In no particular order – here’s a selection of coverage of LFF stories from the year.
Pink News picked up Joe Lo’s piece this month, after the Daily Mail’s implied that there was no reason LGBT+ people might fear persecution in Russia and Albania…
LabourList reported on Josiah Mortimer’s interview with the candidate to be the General Secretary of Unison. She didn’t hold back on telling him she was being treated differently from her male competitors.
The New European picked up reporting from LFF writer Sophia Dourou. The piece looked at calls from the IPPR and others for the government to block tax-dodgers from being bailed out.
Yahoo picked up a hard-hitting piece written for us by Mayor John Biggs on an alleged ‘cash for favours’ scandal.
The Week drew on our reporting on refugees, accusing the Home Office of misusing data from homeless shelters for immigration enforcement.
In a piece on Labour left-winger Zarah Sultana MP, The Canary cited columnist Prof Prem Sikka’s piece explaining just how bad an idea freeports are: a boon for corporate tax dodgers.
The Mirror reported on the tough question (and weak response) from a minister to LFF co-editor Josiah Mortimer at a No 10 press conference….
Press Gazette covered Josiah Mortimer’s reporting of ruptions between Keir Starmer and a 2019 candidate over allegations he had snubbed their local party activists.
As England locked down a second time, The Guardian‘s live blog some exclusive info from LFF on the new Covid measures.
Left Foot Forward will continue to make sure we shine a light on all things progressive – and continue to hold those who aren’t to account.
Emma Burnell is a journalist and consultant.
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