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Phone hacking spotlight falls on Trinity Mirror papers

A rather large cat jumped out of the bag in the phone hacking trial at the Old Bailey in London yesterday. Former Sunday Mirror journalist Dan Evans (left), appearing as a witness for the prosecution, claimed that he had hacked ...

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Were sacked Mirror editors plotting a takeover?

Sacked Mirror editors Richard Wallace (Daily) and Tina Weaver (Sunday) were plotting a buyout of their employer Trinity Mirror’s national titles before they were unceremoniously given the boot on Wednesday, according to the Telegraph’s media editor Katherine Rushton. It’s not ...

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The real victim of the carnage at the Mirror newspapers is the brand

The Rabelaisian guffawing in The Mirror’s newsroom when Trinity Mirror’s chief executive announced her unlamented departure is now reduced to a sullen whisper. Who will be next, the hacks timorously wonder as they survey the seismic damage caused by this ...

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‘Boring and bland’ but Murdoch’s new Sun on Sunday sells three million, pulls in the ads

Job done really as Rupert Murdoch’s hastily-launched seventh-day Sun sold out in many locations yesterday and pulled in an impressive list of advertisers, not all of the from WPP’s GroupM, his biggest ally in the business of re-establishing News Corp’s ...

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News International reviews £28m ad account – does this mean a Sun on Sunday is finally on the way?

It’s pretty hard to think of any UK company that’s been as deep in the mire as News International, the News Corporation-owned company that published the recently-extinguished phone-hacking News of the World. But News is reviewing its £28m account according ...

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UK’s Mail on Sunday fails to cash in on News of the World demise

This weekend’s Mail on Sunday trumpeted its status as the UK’s top selling Sunday newspaper with just over 2m sales but that must be a crushing disappointment to Associated Newspaper executives who saw MoS sales briefly hit 2.4m in the ...

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