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Guardian fortunes appear revived as leadership contest enters home straight

Jewell, John 2015. Guardian fortunes appear revived as leadership contest enters home straight. The Conversation 2015 (9 Mar)

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For a terrible moment last week, it seemed that the biggest talking point in the world of newspapers was going to be the frankly bizarre spectacle of Elton John shaving off Evgeny Lebedev‘s beard. Lebedev is owner of The Independent and London Evening Standard, lest we forget, and even though the event was for Comic Relief, this did little to alleviate feelings of astonishment that a) anyone would own up to thinking of such a ruse and b) who on earth, outside of those au fait with the toxic world of media ownership, would find the process remotely interesting enough to donate any money? Now, if Justin Bieber were to give Rupert Murdoch a pedicure …

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Published Online
Status: Published
Schools: Journalism, Media and Culture
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NE Print media
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Publisher: The Conversation Trust
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 17 July 2020
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2020 15:01

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