Media

US pundit declares online Times is just a "Tory newsletter."

You can’t give the UK’s most famous and venerable daily newspaper a more crushing putdown than to call it a “newsletter”, but that’s the insult casually flicked towards the Times by US pundit Clay Shirky in his latest column on ...

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New Indy i is “irrelevant, ill-conceived and ill-fated,” says Marketing Week columnist Mark Ritson

All the way from Australia where the voluble marketing columnist toils as associate professor of marketing at Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne. Well it’s hardly Harvard is it? Anyway Ritson is a good writer but his damning put-down of ...

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Government spin doctor Andy Coulson set for Downing Street exit

Former New of the World editor and now coalition government director of communications Andy Coulson is a step nearer the exit from No 10 Downing Street as he has been interviewed by police (as a witness, not a suspect) about ...

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Vince Cable referral of Sky takeover to Ofcom is about money not competition

Well they’re the same aren’t they? Not exactly. Business secretary Vince Cable’s decision to refer the News Corporation bid for the 61 per cent of the Sky pay-TV broadcaster it doesn’t already own became inevitable when various other UK media ...

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Discovery revenue soars, ITV blames CRR for diet of soaps and talent shows

Discovery Communications’ quarterly profit nearly doubled to $186m and the media company yesterday raised its outlook for 2010 revenue as a whole thanks to bigger audiences and stronger advertising at its roster of cable networks. Discovery, whose cable networks include ...

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