View all newsletters
Sign up for our free email newsletters

Fighting for quality news media in the digital age.

  1. Comment
October 30, 2008updated 31 Oct 2008 2:24pm

Exposed! Nuts writer is closet Tracy Chapman fan

There was much amusement at IPC this week when Ignite – IPC Media’s men’s lifestyle brand, which includes NME, Loaded, Nuts and Uncut – merged their iTunes servers and several staff members found their music library publicly available to everyone on the 4th Floor.

The staffer with the reddest face was Nuts writer Adam Ralph, whose library, ‘DJ Ralph in Da House”, was exposed for all to see.

A source tells Axegrinder his horrific music collection contained “everything ever recorded by Tracy Chapman”, as well as “a lot of Macy Gray”, and even the hit ‘Venus’ by Bananarama.

Although female staffers cooed at his ‘Valentines Mix for Jen’ playlist, it’s now unsure whether he will ever write for the NME.

Content from our partners
Publishing on the open web is broken, how generative AI could help fix it
Impress: Regulation, arbitration and complaints resolution
Papermule: Workflow automation for publishers

Topics in this article : , , , ,

Email pged@pressgazette.co.uk to point out mistakes, provide story tips or send in a letter for publication on our "Letters Page" blog

Select and enter your email address Weekly insight into the big strategic issues affecting the future of the news industry. Essential reading for media leaders every Thursday. Your morning brew of news about the world of news from Press Gazette and elsewhere in the media. Sent at around 10am UK time. Our weekly does of strategic insight about the future of news media aimed at US readers. A fortnightly update from the front-line of news and advertising. Aimed at marketers and those involved in the advertising industry.
  • Business owner/co-owner
  • CEO
  • COO
  • CFO
  • CTO
  • Chairperson
  • Non-Exec Director
  • Other C-Suite
  • Managing Director
  • President/Partner
  • Senior Executive/SVP or Corporate VP or equivalent
  • Director or equivalent
  • Group or Senior Manager
  • Head of Department/Function
  • Manager
  • Non-manager
  • Retired
  • Other
Visit our privacy Policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications.
Thank you

Thanks for subscribing.

Websites in our network