Tag Archives: news corporation

Has Sun owner Rupert Murdoch shot himself in the foot with his MSC inquisition?

One of the many bizarre aspects of the crisis in News Corporation’s UK newspaper business News international is the way the giant company, one of the world’s biggest and hitherto most successful media organisations, has got every big decision wrong ...

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Can Rupert Murdoch save the sinking Sun?

A News International spokesman tells us Sun editor Dominic Mohan is “not resigning” in the wake of five more high-profile arrests of his senior colleagues. Well, thank goodness for that. Someone has to be there to switch off the lights, ...

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Now Sorrell scores £28m News International in another closed WPP pitch

This is becoming a bit of a trend, News International has awarded its £28m ad account (does it really spend that much on external media?) to holding company WPP. WPP is to set up ‘Team News’ to handle News international’s ...

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Is Murdoch’s soaraway Sun about to crash to earth?

One minute crisis-torn News International, Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper company, was readying a new paper, the Sun on Sunday, for an April launch. Then four senior Sun journalists, past and present, were arrested and all of a sudden there are ...

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In all the farrago about Media Square I’d forgotten Kelvin MacKenzie was once briefly the boss

Exhumations are continuing into the demise of UK marcoms group Media Square, with Bob Willott of Financial Services Marketing Intelligence laying out the company’s series of disastrous deals (most notably buying a job lot of unwanted companies from PR group ...

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