Is the Murdoch Sky ownership row about media plurality or money?

The media in the UK are ganging up on Rupert Murdoch and his News Corporation empire in a bid to prevent News raising its stake in satellite pay-TV broadcaster Sky from its current 39.1 per cent to full ownership. Earlier ...

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Easyjet brand is worth £100m to Sir Stelios

£100m is what Easyjet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou might receive over the next ten years under the terms of an agreement that will pay him £3.95m next year, £4.95m the year after and 0.5 per cent of revenues thereafter for ...

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Mark Byford walks the plank as under-fire Thompson slims down BBC crew

BBC director general Mark Thompson may have scored a triumph at the Edinburgh International TV Festival by turning his guns on arch-enemy Sky and its supposed plans for UK media domination but the knives are still out for the BBC’s ...

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New Gap logo is trashed to death by Facebook fans

Preppy fashion stalwart Gap seems to be enjoying a new lease of life and North America president Marka Hansen had the bright idea of inviting Gap fans on Facebook to comment on its new logo by New York-based Laird & ...

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Microsoft shuts its Massive in-game ad sales operation after four years

Talk about zagging when everyone else is zigging, just as rival Google is eyeing driverless cars of all things and on the day Twitter has announced it will offer local ads next year, Microsoft is to close its Massive in-games ...

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Vodafone plans big return to UK pre-pay mobiles market

Mighty Vodafone is planning to take on O2 and Everything Everywhere (the new owner of Orange and T-Mobile) in the UK pre-pay market this Christmas with a £10m plus ad push. Presumably this will be through BBH, still its official ...

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