Forget Max Clifford, The Outside Organisation’s Alan Edwards is the doyen of the populist PR world. Edwards began his career in the music business (like Clifford), acting for the likes of Sir Paul McCartney and David Bowie before broadening Outside’s ...Read More »
Money talks and News Corporation’s money clearly talks louder than most as most of the people who brought cases against the company for phone hacking seem to be settling for the company’s money (far less than those smart cookies Gordon ...Read More »
Tuesday September 29, 2009 at the Labour Party conference – was this the day the wheels came off the News Corporation chariot?
The scene was Brighton, England and embattled UK prime minister Gordon Brown had just tried (and mostly failed) to rally his battered troops. Leading Labour politicos at the party conference were no doubt looking forward to a few sustaining snifters ...Read More »
UK chancellor George Osborne is supposed to have been the politician who persuaded then Tory leader (and now PM) David Cameron to hire former News of the World editor Andy Coulson as his director of communications (not the wisest advice ...Read More »
Without the UK’s Guardian newspaper we would probably never have learned the full story about phone hacking at Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World (although the New York Times has also done some fine work). In the UK anyway the ...Read More »
It really doesn’t get any better for embattled News Corporation. Fresh from what Rupert Murdoch called the most ‘humble’ day of his long life before the UK Parliamentary culture, media and sport committee (plus a shaving foam pie in the ...Read More »
The 29-year old British actress, probably best known for her on-off relationship with fellow actor Jude Law, is an unlikely nemesis for the News of the World but her plucky decision to sue the tabloid newspaper for allegedly hacking into ...Read More »