Miles Goslett

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Miles Goslett is a journalist. He has worked for the Evening Standard, the Sunday Telegraph and the Mail on Sunday.[1][2] He was the U.K. editor for Heat Street.[3]

Career[edit]

Goslett has won the 'Scoop of the Year' award four times: once at the 2009 British Press Awards, and three times at the London Press Club awards in 2009, 2013 and 2016.[4][5]

The 2009 awards were for exposing the 'Sachsgate'[6][7][8] scandal. The 2013 award was for exposing the Jimmy Savile sexual abuse scandal,[9][10] and is shared with journalists Meirion Jones, Liz MacKean and Mark Williams-Thomas. The 2016 award was for exposing the Kids Company scandal.

In February 2016 Goslett was named UK editor of the Dow Jones news and opinion website Heat Street.[11]

Stephen Glover of the Daily Mail reported in 2013 that Goslett had written about the death of Dr David Kelly.[12] In April 2018 Goslett published a book on this subject titled An Inconvenient Death: How the Establishment Covered Up the David Kelly Affair.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miles Goslett - The Centre for Investigative Journalism". CIJ. Retrieved 2014-04-12.
  2. ^ "Author Archive". MailOnline. Retrieved 2016-05-01.
  3. ^ "Heat Street's Louise Mensch tells us how she persuaded News Corp to back a news site with 'no safe spaces'". Business Insider. Retrieved 2017-02-04.
  4. ^ "The Spectator's Kids Company exposé named Scoop of the Year | Coffee House". Coffee House. 2016-04-05. Retrieved 2016-05-01.
  5. ^ "Daily Mail and The Times win top spots at Press Club awards". londonpressclub.co.uk. 2016-04-06. Archived from the original on 7 May 2016. Retrieved 2016-05-01.
  6. ^ "Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross could face prosecution after obscene on air phone calls to Fawlty Towers actor, 78". MailOnline. 2008-10-26. Retrieved 2014-04-12.
  7. ^ "A reporter's pasta supper - and the mayhem it unleashed for the BBC". MailOnline. 2008-11-01. Retrieved 2014-04-12.
  8. ^ "Puerile prank that left BBC stars and executives on the ropes". The Guardian. 2008-10-30. Retrieved 2014-04-12.
  9. ^ Deans, Jason (2013-05-22). "BBC Newsnight journalists win award for spiked Jimmy Savile investigation". The Guardian. Retrieved 2014-04-12.
  10. ^ Ponsford, Dominic (2013-05-22). "Spiked Newsnight Savile story is joint winner of London Press Club scoop prize". Press Gazette. Retrieved 2014-04-12.
  11. ^ "Savile scoop journalist Miles Goslett named UK editor of News Corp libertarian website Heat Street | Press Gazette". www.pressgazette.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-05-01.
  12. ^ Glover, Stephen (2013-07-18). "Ten years ago today, Dr Kelly's body was found. The subsequent cover-up is one of the great scandals of our age". MailOnline. Retrieved 2014-04-12.