I'm preparing to ask readers, MPs and journalists to rank media slots in a league table of importance. Which ones have I missed in this list of candidates?


  • A place on BBC1's Question Time panel
  • A guest appearance on Have I Got News For You
  • An interview on Sunday morning's Andrew Marr show
  • An interview on BBC or ITV's breakfast tv programmes
  • Three minutes on Sky News or the BBC news channel
  • An interview on BBC2's Newsnight
  • A slot reviewing the newspapers on Sky News or the BBC News channel
  • An interview for Sky News' Murnaghan programme on Sunday morning
  • An interview for Adam Boulton's lunchtime Sky News programme
  • Three minutes on Andrew Neil's Daily Politics programme
  • Any exposure on entertainment programmes like BBC's One Show or Song's of Praise.


  • A place on Radio 4's Any Questions panel
  • The prime 7.50am or 8.10am slots on Radio 4's Today programme
  • Any slot on the Today programme
  • An interview on Radio Five Live
  • An interview on Radio 2's Jeremy Vine programme
  • An interview on Radio 4's World at One
  • An interview for Radio 4's Week in Westminster programme
  • A slot on LBC or BBC London


  • A front page story in a national newspaper
  • A prominent story inside a national newspaper
  • A promninent story inside the Metro or London Evening Standard
  • A self-written OpEd piece in The Times, Telegraph or Mail
  • A self-written OpEd piece in The Guardian
  • A self-written OpEd for The Spectator or New Statesman


  • Featured on the main blogs including ConservativeHome, Coffee House and Guido Fawkes

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