Oldie editor Richard Ingrams and his proprietor, James ‘Poshy’ Pembroke, fall out fatally over a grant application to the Arts Council.
ON THE CRITICAL LIST I
How the Telegraph stoops to selling ads to film distributors… along with a promise that their crappy films will get decent reviews on editorial pages.
ON THE CRITICAL LIST II
Embarrassment for Evgeny Lebedev as the arts-loving press baron faces an employment tribunal brought by… all the Sindy’s sacked arts reviewers.
NO WORD ABOUT OUR SPONSORS
The Guardian gleefully reports claims that the BBC apes the Mail news agenda, but ignores awkward questions about sponsored content. Why ever could that be?
There’s widespread coverage of terminally ill Clive James’s recent public farewell – but not a word in the Telegraph which recently, er, sacked him.
More plugs from Sun motoring hack Jake Humphrey tell readers how wonderful BMWs are… but not that he’s a brand ambassador for the firm.