'The Guardian' Profiles Breitbart London's James Delingpole and Raheem Kassam

'The Guardian' Profiles Breitbart London's James Delingpole and Raheem Kassam

Writing at The Guardian, Roy Greenslade profiles James Delingpole, Raheem Kassam, and the rest of the newly-formed Breitbart London team:

Breitbart.com, the right-wing news and opinion website, is taking off in Britain. The most high-profile recruit is James Delingpole, the conservative polemicist noted for his work at the Daily Telegraph andThe Spectator, who becomes executive editor.

He is the best-known member of a London-based staff of 10 plus a claimed 100 contributors. He will work alongside managing editor Raheem Kassam who is described in Breitbart’s press release as an “experienced editor, think-tanker and political campaigns expert”.

A former executive editor of The Commentator – which is linked to the neo-conservative Henry Jackson Society – Kassam is something of a mystery man (see Sunny Hundal here).

Kassam is quoted on the site as saying that “today’s media establishment and conservative movement in the UK has become obsolescent and fundamentally uninspiring.

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