Media Profile: Catching the Continental drift - Peter Millar, associate editor, the European
Securing a scoop can come as a result of many aspects of a
journalist’s skill. There’s investigative work, pot luck, a canny eye or
even an extensive knowledge of some arcane legal twist, but it is rare
that a sofa is instrumental in securing a good story. Peter Millar,
however, managed to grab an exclusive as the Berlin Wall came down in
1989 on the strength of having taken a sofa through Checkpoint Charlie
some years before.