SUN SHINES IN TWO DIRECTIONS
With the boss Rupert Murdoch fawning over the SNP’s Alex Salmond, the Sun publishes different editorials for its English and Scottish readers.
How the Daily Telegraph’s Scotland editor was offered a big cash bonus by chief exec Murdoch MacLennan… if he could help deliver a hefty No vote.
Red faces at the Indy on Sunday, where columnist Joan Smith, of anti-IPSO Hacked Off fame, upsets Ashya King’s family with her unregulated journalism.
Guardian asks readers to join its new private members’ club (from £135 to £540 a year) though the ‘hub’ is just a building site near King’s Cross.
The sports agent who convinced the Guardian, Mail and Telegraph to give copy approval of interviews with her biggest-earning clients.
NO FT, NO COMMENT
MPs’ grilling of new BBC Trust chair Rona Fairhead – late of the FT Group – attracts widespread coverage… but not a word in the FT’s print edition.
The paper marks editor-in-chief Jason Seiken’s first year at the helm with, er… two adverse rulings from the PCC and an 8 percent fall in sales.
News that the Duchess of Cambridge is expecting a second child provokes a wave of sympathetic pregnancies, and drivel, across the Street of Shame.
Sports impresario Barry Hearn lands a column in the Sun – and lots of space to plug events run by a company that he happens to own.