Media 10 September 2018 The Sun thinks publishing 17 pictures of a blonde Tory aide is relevant news Forget Boris Johnson – here’s a young woman we found! Getty Sign UpGet the New Statesman\'s Morning Call email. Sign-up In an “article” headlined solely to engage sweaty voyeurs with search engines – “BLONDE AMBITION: Who is Carrie Symonds? Party-loving spin doctor who has grown close to Boris Johnson as his marriage crumbles” – The Sun reveals its news values. Instead of focusing on, y’know, the former foreign secretary and one of the most powerful politicians in the country, it decided a key component of telling the story of Boris Johnson’s untrustworthiness was to publish 17 – yes, seventeen – pictures of an ex-Tory aide. Photos: Screenshots of thesun.co.uk Who cares if the potential future prime minister with a history of adultery has been deceiving his family? Or if his leadership ambitions hang in the balance? Here’s a bunch of personal pictures of a young blonde woman we found on the internet! › Sweden is the latest EU 27 nation in political tumult. What does it all mean for Brexit? I'm a mole, innit. Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!