Tag Archives: Will Lewis

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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News of the World prepares to take £20m hit after admitting phone hacking

The News of the World and its ultimate owner Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation have finally admitted that phone hacking at the paper went much further than the activities of royal correspondent Clive Goodman and his private eye sidekick Glenn Mulcaire ...

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New digital-focussed Telegraph surprises with £58.9m profits

The Daily Telegraph group made £58.9m profit in 2010, 11 per cent up on 2009, nearly 50 per cent if you strip out one-off sales in 2009 of £13m. The surprisingly buoyant figure seems to testify more to cost-cutting than ...

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WSJ’s Patience Wheatcroft becomes Tory Lady Wheatcroft – and quits

Not many people know this but Patience Wheatcroft, just ennobled as a Tory peer by PM David Cameron, was my first news editor at a now extinct property magazine called Estates Times. Patience was obviously destined for high things (although ...

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Telegraph’s Will Lewis loses turf war with CEO Murdoch MacLennan

Telegraph CEO Murdoch MacLennan came from Associated Newspapers, publisher of the Daily Mail, where the so-called managers are treated like servants on speed, lackeys to service the desires of the hacks. But in his new role as CEO of Telegraph ...

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