With Scrapbook establishing that former Tory MP (and now former Sun On Sunday columnist) Louise Mensch’s “major new role” might not be all its cracked up to be, the News Corp press office has since been stonewalling your humble correspondents.
With her Sun On Sunday column ditched, Louise Mensch claims to have been elevated to a “major new role” — but apparently not major enough to bear mention in a News Corp press release or anywhere in the media, so she has thoughtfully taken to letting people know on Twitter:
While the most horrendous events can beget some of the most tremendous journalism, perhaps Rupert Murdoch should have saved this blasé message for a phone call to the editor of the Australian Daily Telegraph — which is owned by, errr, Rupert Murdoch: AUST gets wake-call with Sydney terror. Only Daily Telegraph caught the bloody outcome at […]
As the News International contagion spreads, Michael Gove has been conspicuously silent about his links to the Murdoch empire, including a £60,000+ annual contract and his close relationship with the man now charged with mopping up the scandal. A journalist by trade, Gove held a highly lucrative weekly columnist for The Times until 11 January 2010. Stangely, […]