Tag Archives: the sun

Apps get serious backing from the Sun, the FT and Keith Weed

Signs that apps are taking over the world are getting stronger every day as major publishers show how seriously they take the genre, with an accelerating stream of launches and success stories. News International has just launched a paid for ...

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Media buyers demand subscriber figures from Murdoch

As reports suggest the News of the World will erect a paywall in October, followed by the Sun, there are ominous rumblings from the media buying fraternity about News International’s worth as a digital brand, now that its unique users ...

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Brands try to get some mileage out of England defeat

As the nation mourns, with some disgust, the end of England’s hopes in the World Cup, smart brands who know there’s always plenty of potential for a bit of speedy tactical branding, whatever the result, were quickly out of the ...

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Sell me the Sun Rupert says Richard Desmond

Or that’s what Daily Express and Daily Star owner Richard Desmond seemed to be saying to the BBC’s Nick Cosgrove on the Radio 4 Today programme this morning. Desmond could have just been trying to deflect attention from the $175m ...

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Irate James Murdoch prompts the FT’s first f****

Well you can’t put it in a headline can you? Can you? The august Financial Times reports today that Rupert Murdoch’s son and heir James, accompanied by fragrant sidekick Rebekah Wade, flounced into the Independent newsroom on Wednesday afternoon, angrily ...

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