Alastair John Campbell (born 25 May 1957) is a British journalist, broadcaster, political aide and author, best known for his work as Director of Communications and Strategy for Prime Minister Tony Blair between and Campbell describes himself as a "communicator, writer and strategist" on his website, while others have described him as Labour's "unelected, but ... hardly underscrutinised" spin doctor.
[The Guardian (blog)] - Meanwhile, Alastair Campbell suggests that the "distorted debate" over welfare reform should be looked at by the Leveson inquiry into media ethics: ... if he is looking for a good example of how a biased and distorting media helps pave the way for
[The Guardian] - Under Tony, you could call Jonathan Powell, Alastair Campbell, Anji Hunter, Sally Morgan or later Ruth Turner and they would either know Tony's mind or get back to you very quickly if they needed to consult him. Under Gordon, papers or verbal requests
[The Guardian] - Most, if not all, of the bishops were entirely taken in by Alastair Campbell's dodgy dossier, and assumed that Saddam Hussein did have biological and chemical weapons. The bishop of London was cautiously in favour of preventive war under such
[The Guardian] - Highest-profile is Alastair Campbell's The Happy Depressive (£1.99), out from Vintage's Brain Shots series. These are short ebooks meant to offer big ideas in an accessible way, like extended pieces of journalism, and Campbell – whose troubles with