Daily Star Editor-in-Chief Jon Clark commented: “With every newsbrand and their mum still going on about going global and doing a digital transformation, we knew we had to go further. And what’s further than the corners of the universe?
“Our readers have always known life is out there and now we intend to make the Star their go-to for space news. When ET does decide to go public we’ll be the obvious choice for that World Exclusive.”
Moran, who, says the Daily Star, is also currently the sole member of the Interstellar Parliamentary Lobby, added: “I’m delighted to have the opportunity to report on extraterrestrial affairs that might otherwise go unreported by mainstream news outlets.
“While belief in aliens, UFO sightings and other paranormal events hasn’t been taken seriously by politicians or the media up to now, there’s growing evidence from credible sources that something is happening that we don’t yet quite understand.
“I’m proud to be part of the effort to bring these stories to a wider public, and let them make up their own minds about alien life, and extraterrestrial visitors.”
The announcement comes as the Daily Star launches its dedicated “Spaced Out” online content series. The new focus for the title will kick off with a week of dedicated reporting on space and alien contact, and including interviews with Uri Geller and Shaun Ryder about their own experiences with extraterrestrial life.
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