Media Diary: Luton riled by Sayle obits
Monday 24 January 2011
Famous reporter Murray Sayle tracked down Che Guevara in Bolivia. But ex-BBC man Clifford Luton lodged double PCC complaints against the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Times because their obituaries of Sayle failed to say he paid for a plane to locate yachtsman Sir Francis Chichester in 1966, while Sayle was merely a passenger.
Workies blessed in experience
Changing technology is making the mad world of advertising even madder still. Among the work experience interns at digital agency Weapon7 are John Bacon, 62, and Adrian Kemsley, 52, creatives behind the Rutger Hauer Guinness ads and "You Only Get an Ooh with Typhoo".
Stern steals infor award
Journalists have for many, many years been happy to allow PRs to pay for their lunch. But now they might have to get used to them stealing it. The Workworld Media Awards, which took place in London last week, honoured the blog of Stefan Stern, who is no longer a Financial Times columnist but a flack for the spin merchants Edelman. Foul!
Raif Badawi, the Saudi Arabian blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes, may now face death penalty
Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet
Spiritual leader allegedly manipulated 400 men into removing testicles to be 'closer to God'
The 'sex selfie stick' lets you FaceTime the inside of a vagina
- 1 Raif Badawi, the Saudi Arabian blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes, may now face death penalty
- 2 Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
- 3 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet
- 4 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
- 5 Spiritual leader allegedly manipulated 400 men into removing testicles to be 'closer to God'
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