Trinity Mirror’s handling of phone hacking at its titles shows it learnt a lot from the disastrous example of News International. Or maybe not.
TELEGRAPH’S APPLE CRUMBLE
Fawning coverage of Apple, and various fashion labels, shows advertising still rules at the Telegraph, despite editorials to the contrary.
Tom Bower, author of an unpublished biography of Dirty Des, is invited to speak to Express hacks but finds himself barred from Desmond Towers.
Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger steps down after the general election – but a recent promotion ensures that one of his clan will remain at the paper.
NO MORE TABOOS
Taboos go out the window at the moralising Mail as its website offers a torrent of ‘sickening’ ‘shocking’ and ‘harrowing’ videos and pictures.
HOW TWITTER WORKS…
Retweeted links to a Telegraph story from October 2013 generate so much traffic the Irish Independent reruns the tale as ‘news’ in March 2015.