READ about Piers Morgan's long career in journalism here.
Piers Morgan's column in the Daily Mail this weekend touched on his recent Twitter milestone – passing one million followers. "Every celebrity will tell you they couldn’t care less how many Twitter followers they have, yet curiously they all know exactly how many they have at any given moment. It’s become the ultimate willy-waving contest for egocentric stars, whether they admit it or not," he writes. "The greatest asset of Twitter is that it’s such a brilliant source of news and information. If anything happens in the world, I read it first on my Twitter news feed, often from a CNN tweet – proving that even the world’s most famous ‘breaking news’ TV network recognises the power, urgency, popularity and relevance of the site. And if I want the answer to any question, I just ask my million followers."
He also reflects on the death of Amy Winehouse:
At her best, Amy was the most brilliantly gifted singer-songwriter this country has produced since Elton John.
At her worst, as we saw in that awful final live performance, she was a hopeless, drunken shambling wreck.
Read the full column here.