Rupert Murdoch took the decision to close the News on the World on Tuesday it seems as that was the day his News International registered the name ‘The Sun on Sunday,’ the working title (and likely real title) for the ...Read More »
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson to be arrested tomorrow but will the Met Police be brave enough to go after News executives?
“”It’s the rich wot gets the pleasure, it’s the poor that gets the blame,” goes the old adage (or something like that) and that seems to have been the attitude of the London Metropolitan Police in its approach to arresting ...Read More »
Gor blimey, strike a light! News of the World closes as staff say that the Murdochs and Brooks are sh**s
Well wouldn’t you? Hundreds of people (quite well-paid people at that) are out on the streets as the News of the World closes as Rupert Murdoch tries desperately to keep News Corporation’s bid for BSkyB alive and his investors off ...Read More »
Back in March it looked as though advertising was due for a sustained boom period, bouncing back from the depths of 2009 when (along with most of the world’s other industries) it was mired in the worst recession for 30 ...Read More »
Matthew Freud seals £40m buy-back deal from Publicis – but what’s the restless PR maven going to do next?
Well that’s the obvious question isn’t it? Matthew Freud has just forked out about £40m to buy back Publicis Groupe’s 50.1 per cent stake in his UK PR firm Freud Communications (the second time he’s extricated himself from a marcoms ...Read More »
Well it’s an interesting one isn’t it? James Murdoch, currently chairman and CEO of News Corporation in Asia and Europe, is going off to New York to be deputy COO of the whole shebang and boss of international (including Asia ...Read More »
Common wisdom says that media magnate Rupert Murdoch, 80 today, is tidying up his empire with retirement in mind, hence the bid to buy the 61 per cent of pay-TV broadcaster BSkyB his News Corporation doesn’t already own. And the ...Read More »
This is what Rupert Murdoch said to son James, CEO of News Corporation in the UK and Asia at a dinner with Sun executives in London in January according to Tim Arango in an exhaustive analysis for the New York ...Read More »
It’s beginning to look like it isn’t it? News International ultimate owner Rupert Murdoch spent most of last week in the UK and, all of a sudden, the company has supplied the Met Police with enough evidence for them to ...Read More »