It’s very rare to see a real live media magnate skewered in public but that’s what happened yesterday to Express Newspapers (and Channel 5) owner Richard Desmond yesterday at the Leveson Inquiry into media ethics in the UK. Desmond even ...Read More »
Piers Morgan plays a straight bat at Leveson phone-hacking inquiry – but could someone have a disabling googly up their sleeve?
Usually voluble and gossipy former tabloid editor (and cricket fan) Piers Morgan was patting back questions from the Leveson inquiry into UK media ethics with the straightest of straight bats today. No I didn’t know about phone hacking (he clearly ...Read More »
Some might say the former News of the World and Daily Mirror editor is mired in it already of course but former News of the World features executive Paul McMullan, placed much of the blame for the now-defunct Sunday tabloid’s ...Read More »
The shocking suicide by hanging of 42-year old Welsh national team football manager Gary Speed on Saturday evening is bound to focus attention on the activities of the UK’s tabloid newspapers. Nobody knows why Speed, a popular figure in the ...Read More »
Few newspaper companies have sharper teeth than Associated Newspapers, publisher of the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday, which routinely terrorises its enemies including rival media organisations the BBC and Channel 4. But the company appears to have seriously overstepped ...Read More »