Diary: Mail's secret Labour man exposed

Talking of political allegiances, one could be mistaken for thinking a prerequisite of working on the immigrant-bashing, gypsy-hating, Al Fayed-baiting Daily Mail and Daily Express was a distinct Thatcher-like political leaning.

As such, when PRWeek heard the Daily Mail's assistant news editor Tom Price was moving into a political comms role, Diary pictured morning briefings on the express train David Cameron, winging its way towards an inevitable rest at 10 Downing Street.

But gadzooks! What is this? Price is apparently a long-time Labour supporter and Hackney councillor and will be joining the Labour Party on Monday as a press officer. Does this mean the Daily Mail's news will become even more nationalistic after Price's departure? Imagine that...

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