Mirror Group editor-in-chief tells ISBA conference protracted talks over press regulation could turn into a 'political football'.
MediaGuardian - Newspapers & Magazines - on 13/3/13
Steve Gowans and Andrew O'Connell depart channel as part of reshuffle by new director of programmes Ben Frow.
Ben Dowell @ MediaGuardian - Television - on 13/3/13
It would appear that Northern & Shell (N&S) and the Bauer Media Group are locked into an old-fashioned newspaper price war. But this one involves TV listings magazines.
Roy Greenslade @ MediaGuardian - Roy Greenslade - on 12/3/13
The Dublin Evening Herald is to be renamed and rebranded. The Independent News & Media (INM) title will be called The Herald and will be marketed as a morning paper.
Roy Greenslade @ MediaGuardian - Roy Greenslade - on 4/3/13
I apologise for the brief interlude in the serialisation of the book After Leveson*. I am delighted to restart it today with an extract from the chapter by media commentator Ray Snoddy. He explains where he feels the Leveson report was right - and where it was so definitely wrong.
Roy Greenslade @ MediaGuardian - Roy Greenslade - on 3/3/13
Former Channel 5 exec, who oversaw return of Big Brother to UK TV, to join RTE's main rival.
Lisa O'Carroll @ MediaGuardian - Television - on 30/1/13
Richard Desmond, the chairman of Northern & Shell, has printed a full page ad in his newspapers to confirm that tickets for the Heath Lottery will continue to be £1, despite the National Lottery announcing plans to double its price.
Brand Republic - Media - on 18/1/13
It's the traditional Christmas media story that just keeps on giving. That's right, the shocking scandal of festive TV repeats. Fleet Street has already had one bite at the cherry this year, but can't resist another nibble after the Radio Times looked back on Christmas TV past. "As recently as 1972 … BBC1 showed no repeats at all," reports the Daily Express.
MediaGuardian - Television - on 21/12/12
Monkey must have been overdoing it on the egg nog. How else could we have overlooked one of the great Fleet Street festive traditions, the Mail and Express's tediously predictable annual whinge about Christmas TV repeats. After several years of being scooped by its rival on the-story-that-bears-endless-repeating, the Daily Mail weighed in on Saturday with "Deja view! Half of all TV programmes shown over Christmas will be repeats".
MediaGuardian - Newspapers & Magazines - on 12/12/12
The BBC finance director, Zarin Patel, is seeking libel damages of £50,000 from Richard Desmond's Daily Star over a story on the corporation's controversial policy of paying its top stars, including Jeremy Paxman and Chris Moyles, through personal service companies.
Lisa O'Carroll @ MediaGuardian - Newspapers & Magazines - on 7/12/12
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