City A.M.

Controlling, influencing and subverting the media’s portrayal of Croydon

Posted on August 19th, by Jonny Rose in Politics & Society. 3 comments

Jonny Rose exhorts Croydon citizens to change the narrative in the national media

It has often been said that Croydon has an ‘image problem’.

For decades, the borough has been maligned for its unflattering hairstyles and lumpen residents. David Bowie described it as “so f**king boring”. Carnival organiser and UKIP canon-fodder Winston McKenzie described it as a “dump”. Then there were, of course, the … Read More »