BBC ‘moves on’ after the Jimmy Savile scandal… by banishing the journalists and editors who tried to expose the sexual predator.
FORTITUDE? HE’LL NEED IT…
Sky Entertainment chief Stuart Murphy in the firing line as ratings for the eye-wateringly expensive Fortitude halve in just a week.
MAKING A MOCKRIDGE
Virgin Media chief exec Tom Mockridge bemoans the silly cost of football’s TV rights auction – not something he ever worried about when at Sky!
CAN’T PAY, WON’T PAY
Arise TV, the London-based vanity project of Nigerian media mogul Nduka Obaigbena, hates paying its hacks, even when they’re in war zones.
Greedy libel lawyers Carter-Ruck are stabbed in the wallet by a high court judge who cuts their budget for taking the Sunday Times to court by a third.
Lord (Maurice) Saatchi strikes a blow for patients with his Medical Innovation Bill – but what about all those cigarette ads he used to do?
PLUS: Critics in Con-Text, Desperate Valentine’s Marketing, Dumb Britain & more.