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21 October 2020updated 28 Oct 2020 12:42pm

Subscriber of the week: Jess Moor

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What do you do?

Procrastinate, write novels.

Where do you live?


Do you vote?


How long have you been a subscriber?

About two years.

What made you start?

Realising I can’t complain about a paucity of decent journalism if I don’t pay.

Is the NS bug in the family?

No, but we all agree Stephen Bush is very sensible.

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What pages do you flick to first?

Whatever Twitter tells me to read.

How do you read yours?

On my iPad.

What would you like to see more of in the NS?

I do miss Helen Lewis.

Who are your favourite NS writers?

The Media Mole.

What would you put on the cover of the NS?

A deep-dive on domestic violence victims with no recourse to public funds. 

With which political figure would you least like to be stuck in a lift?

Priti Patel. 

All-time favourite NS article? 

I’m impressed by the commitment to covering anti-Semitism in Labour.

The New Statesman is…

An antidote to 24-hour news. 


This article appears in the 21 Oct 2020 issue of the New Statesman, Ten lessons of the pandemic