Media Diary: Adam v Ali (Round two)
Monday 17 January 2011
Boulton & Co
Sky's Adam Boulton's daily show starts today, but the excitement surrounds Thursday's edition with rival Ali Campbell. Adam came close to self-combustion during their election clash and Campbell's new volume of diaries will include references to Blair aide Anji Hunter (Mrs Boulton).
The Murdochs defy convention
"All the top names in the UK media" is the billing for Wednesday's Oxford Media Convention. Not if you believe Rupert Murdoch's News Corp is the dominant force in the sector. There's no Rupert and no James, no Rebekah Brooks and no Jeremy Darroch. But there are plenty of Murdoch rivals, from Trinity Mirror's Sly Bailey to the BBC's Mark Thompson.
What happens in Vegas...
Piers Morgan on CNN
Ahead of his much-hyped CNN show (which starts tonight), Piers Morgan travelled to Las Vegas for a promotional event intended to highlight his unique charm. The new Larry King was introduced to the audience with the words, "Piers, you are known as a man of integrity..." Let's hope Morgan's own show does more detailed research.
Germanwings captain Patrick Sondenheimer tried to break into locked cockpit door 'with an axe' as plane was descending
Amanda Knox murder conviction: Italian court overturns verdict for US student and Raffaele Sollecito in the killing of Meredith Kercher
Saudi Arabia says it won't rule out building nuclear weapons
The battle for the Middle East's future begins in Yemen as Saudi Arabia jumps into the abyss
#FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student
- 2 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 3 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student
- 4 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories
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