Posts tagged: The Sunday Telegraph

Former business editor turned PR man writes something interesting about activists...

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 10:40 pm

Most hacks on national newspapers are bombarded by public relations-driven research on daily basis. Today, for example, I count around 20 of these type of emails in my inbox. And I'm just a jobbing freelancer and editor of a one man band website. Just imagine how many a staff journalist receives on a national newspaper...

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That Sports Direct denial...

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 10:08 am

Most of this morning's business sections lead on story about how Mike Ashley's Sports Direct "doest not intend to make an offer" for beleguered rival Debenhams.

So, clearly Sports Direct WAS looking at making an offer for Debenhams as former colleague Ben Marlow reported last month in The Sunday Telegraph. Below is the link:..

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Sunday review

Sunday, 7 May 2017, 9:18 pm

There weren't too many M&A scoops in the business sections this weekend but having worked for The Sunday Times, the Mail on Sunday and The Sunday Telegraph I know how some weeks it can be extremely tough digging out humdinger deal jackanories. They are a bit like buses - you wait for ages and then suddenly three come along in one go...

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Sunday review

Sunday, 30 April 2017, 7:05 pm

There were a couple of pieces that caught my eye in today's Sunday newspaper business sections.

Most intriguing was a comment piece written by Iain Dey, business editor of The Sunday Times, about how Exxon Mobil might rekindle its interest in FTSE 100-listed oil giant BP. Regular Betaville readers will know this is a topic little old Betaville has broached in the past. Anyway, if you missed Iain's excellent column I have pasted the link below:..

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