Punk's Not Dead!

Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated. Though the usual geek chorus of bed-wetters, seat-sniffers and no-marks have been delighted by my swift exit from the Sunday Telegraph, I can’t say I’m all that fussed. For starters, I’m not exactly losing an audience of millions, as the august journal removed itself last year from the ABC newspaper circulation audit, saying it is no longer a ‘key metric’ for its subscriber-first strategy. Good luck with that if you will sack a brilliant columnist just because a mob of misery-buckets who would never read your paper in a million years decreed that she shouldn’t be allowed to mock royalty.

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