Category Archives: The Sun

KELVIN MACKENZIE’S ‘EVERTON GORILLA’ COLUMN HAS DROPPED HIS BOSS RUPERT MURDOCH IN THE BROWN STUFF – MORE FOR HIS MEGA-BUCKS SKY BID THAN THE SUN

Steve Sampson, journalist and media expert, on the real fallout for Rupert Murdoch from his former Editor’s rant   There can hardly be a column more offensive and downright stupid than Kelvin MacKenzie’s rant in The Sun about Everton star … Continue reading

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RUPERT MURDOCH, MY PART IN HIS SUCCESS – AND HOW I OFFERED HIM MANCHESTER UNITED ON A PLATE

The world’s greatest media giant is passing the reins. Here Steve Sampson, a sometime Murdoch executive, offers a dispassionate insight into the man who has made the news for over 50 years. This is about Rupert Murdoch. But you want … Continue reading

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A LAST DESPAIRING ELECTION MESSAGE – VOTE FOR ME, I’VE GOT BIG T**S

It’s make your mind up time folks – and the paper you read could swing your last minute vote. The front pages are screaming “Vote This Way” – but we do care? The Guardian is read by people who think … Continue reading

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IT WON’T BE THE SUN WOT WINS IT – BUT YOUTUBE MIGHT

Rupert Murdoch famously bollocked Kelvin MacKenzie for the Sun’s searing headline “It was the Sun what won it”. As with many things to do with Kelvin, Rupert completely misunderstood his mercurial Editor’s thought process. The headline caught the mood of … Continue reading

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NO SUN NEWSPAPER REPORTER WILL EVER BREAK THE LAW – EVEN TO SAVE THE WORLD

View image | gettyimages.com Every Sun newspaper reporter lives for a Page 1 by-line. But Nick Parker’s name on the Alps Suicide Plane story has an especially bittersweet taste. Nick was arrested three years ago in the hacking scandal frenzy. A … Continue reading

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