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.
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
Leonard Nimoy dead: Star Trek Spock actor dies after suffering lung disease
PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin, says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
White and gold or blue and black – what colour is the dress? An eyewitness gives a definitive answer
- 1 Forget 'The Dress': Here are five of the biggest news stories you might have missed
- 2 The black and blue dress: Makers considering a white and gold version
- 3 Prince Harry leaving the armed forced to pursue conservation projects in Africa
- 4 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet
- 5 The remarkable archaeological underwater discovery that could open up a new chapter in the study of European and British prehistory
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