Louisa Compton (@louisa_compton )

Louisa Compton

Bio Head of News and Current Affairs and Sport at Channel 4. Please send me stories.
Location Lcompton@channel4.co.uk
Tweets 9,9K
Followers 19,9K
Following 744
Account created 27-12-2012 12:59:17
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Twitter Web App : Extended interview with Cressida Dick for #C4News tonight - is she in denial about Metropolitan Police institutional racism? Does she think black people more likely to be criminals? What’s the effect on innocent black boys of being stopped and should they film it?

iPhone : To anyone getting results:

Skills come in many forms. Whatever you’re good at there will be professions that need/want you.

It’s vital we value ALL skills+types of qualifications, whether purely academic or vocational.

Whatever qualification you’ve grafted for, be proud 👏

iPhone : why did the officers run the plate? Was it because she’s black? then when they thought it was a car from Yorkshire driving in - sharp intake of breath - London - why did they pull it over? Was it because she’s black? Or is any northerner driving in London now suspicious? twitter.com/darshnasoni/st…

iPhone : As a BBC News reporter I’ve had friends & followers ask me whether I think it’s ok that a white person said the N word on air. For the sake of not having to answer that question again - pls read here:

iPhone : “The action and the defence of the action feels like a slap in the face of our community” - BBC DJ quits over the Corporation’s justifying its broadcast of a racial slur against black people twitter.com/mikewhoatv/sta…

iPhone : Formerly straight A pupil from a deprived area who ended up with Cs and Ds:

‘Somehow I’ve failed an exam I didn’t sit.’ twitter.com/C4Ciaran/statu…

iPhone : Former Crewe and Manchester City coach Barry Bennell (66) has admitted 9 sexual offences during a video-link appearance at Chester Crown Court today. They involve two victims between 1979 and 1981. The convicted paedophile is already serving 30 years for 50 child sex offences.

iPhone : Very grateful that this brave young man decided to speak to Channel 4 News about his terrible ordeal it took a lot of guts and we are very happy we were able to share it with all other broadcasters twitter.com/adavies4/statu…

iPhone : One of the nicest and most talented on air voices at the BBC. A joy to work with, a total legend and a huge loss to the BBC. Best wishes for everything you do next norman smith twitter.com/BBCNormanS/sta…