Category Archives: Steve Sampson

WHEN IS A SEX STORY NOT A SEX STORY. WHEN IT THREATENS THE PRESS MORE THAN THE SEXY BEASTS.

Newspaper Executive Steve Sampson on the latest scandal to engulf a government Minister. This time it’s the Culture Minister in charge of… The Press. So a senior government Minister has been banging a prostitute (sorry Guardian/BBC… sex worker) who specialises … Continue reading

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ANYONE IS FAIR GAME FOR RUPERT MURDOCH AND HIS PAPERS. JUST LAY OFF THE QUEEN

Rupert Murdoch famously phoned his Editors when Princess Diana died in a Paris underpass telling them very clearly: “You have nothing to apologise for. Don’t give an inch, newspapers didn’t kill her”. Murdoch doesn’t have much time for the Royal … 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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A FRONT PAGE SEX SCANDAL. WHEN BRAND SPONSORSHIP GOES WRONG.

It’s every Marketing Director’s nightmare – the trophy brand sponsorship you pushed through the Board at huge expense explodes in a scandal. Your brand on Page One, for all the wrong reasons. Step forward Bidvest. The South African investment group … Continue reading

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VOTE FOR ME, HOW AM I LOOKING?

ASK THE PICTURE EDITORS AND CARTOONISTS. THEY’LL MAKE THE POLITICIANS LOOK LIKE WINNERS OR HOLD THEM UP TO SEARING RIDICULE There was famously never a bad picture of Princess Diana in the papers. Why would you – she sold copy … Continue reading

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PERISCOPE – DOWNLOAD IT, ADOPT THE BRACE POSITION

IT’S TWITTER’S VIDEO VERSION OF CAGE FIGHTING. HILARIOUS, SHOCKING, DISGUSTING AND ON YOUR PHONE.  I LOVE IT. What kind of monster have those techie dweebs from Periscope unleashed on the Internet. If you thought Twitter was lawless, buckle up and … Continue reading

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SKY ARE NOW THE MASTERS OF GOLF

View image | gettyimages.com THEY WON THE MASTERS DUEL HANDS DOWN AND THEY HAVE NICKED THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP FROM THE BBC. The BBC is dead. Long live SKY. At least where golf is concerned. SKY’s coverage of The Masters was … Continue reading

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MAILONLINE IS THE MOST REVILED NEWSPAPER WEBSITE…

IT’S ALSO THE BIGGEST AND WORTH £1B. IS IT THE DEVIL ONLINE OR JUST A TARGET OF JEALOUS MEDIA CHATTERING CLASSES? Say what you like about Martin Clarke and MailOnline. Everyone else does. George Clooney described the website as “the … Continue reading

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IT WON’T BE THE SUN WOT WINS IT THIS TIME – BUT IT MIGHT BE TWITTER… (Part 2)

Nicola Sturgeon just dropped the first tactical nuclear weapon of the Election. Not in a speech or an interview on TV – she bypassed traditional media to slam the Daily Telegraph in capital letters on her Twitter account as soon … Continue reading

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FORMER EDITOR OF THE SCOTTISH SUN STEVE SAMPSON ON SNP LEADER NICOLA STURGEON AND SEX

Nicola Sturgeon isn’t a sex symbol – but the newspapers are obsessed with her sex. The Tories launched a poster campaign with Miliband in Alex Salmond’s pocket – old hat. The Daily Mail’s cartoonist had poor Ed stuffed between Nicola’s … Continue reading

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