This is a story of three octogenarians. It is 60 years since the death, aged 88, of (William) Randolph Hearst, now the world's second most famous newspaperman. The fearsome publisher-cum-politician, who is debited with creating "yellow journalism", was lampooned in Orson Welles' 1941 movie, Citizen Kane.
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Who actually goes to Christmas parties, really? Apart from, potentially, one work do, which let's face it is more likely to be a karaoke sesh with Carol from accounts than the Ambassador's reception, I can't think of a single social function I attend at Christmas where it wouldn't be appropriate to wear a jumper and a bobble hat.
Seven big media hitters give their personal take on the highs and lows of 2011 in broadcasting, publishing, PR and the online world.
As the owner of a writers' retreat, I see all kinds of writing. And one of best answers to the "why do you write?" question, came from someone struggling to find an agent for her first novel. "Because I'd feel funny if I didn't," she said. There speaks a natural writer.
Sales and marketing people seldom let the mask slip. So, magazine industry people can keep up the smiles and pretend that
OK, so we have had twenty-year anniversaries of Dazed and Confused, The Big Issue, Nirvana's seminal album Nevermind and Frieze this year, which led me to wonder, what the hell was happening in 1991?
Seventeen years ago, almost to the day, The Independent described a British company as "one of the most admired media companies
It was perhaps inevitable that one day there would be an entire magazine devoted to Katie Price. And that it would be curated