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Andrew Marr says bloggers are

‘inadequate, pimpled and single’

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BBC presenter tells Cheltenham Literary Festival that citizen journalists will never replace real news
Andrew Marr
Andrew Marr said citizen journalism was often the ‘spewings and rantings of very drunk people late at night’. Photograph: Brian J Ritchie/Rex Features
Mon 11 Oct 2010 10.08 BST

The BBC’s website has nearly 100 blogs and invites its readers to “have your say” on an enormous range of topics, from Westminster to the weather.

But one of the corporation’s most familiar faces, Andrew Marr, has dismissed bloggers as “inadequate, pimpled and single”, and citizen journalism as the “spewings and rantings of very drunk people late at night”

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