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Media Business Correspondent — The Guardian

Media Business Correspondent at the Guardian. From New Zealand, in London since 1999.

Telegraph Media Group enlists Deloitte for strategic review

theguardian.com — The chief executive of the publisher of the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph has launched an extensive strategic review of the newspaper group. Murdoch MacLennan, the chief executive of parent company Telegraph Media Group, announced the review in a letter which staff believed amounted to the first official confirmation of a sale of the titles.

Matt LeBlanc to juggle Top Gear co-host role with US sitcom pilot

theguardian.com — New Top Gear co-host Matt LeBlanc is to star in a US sitcom pilot, prompting questions about how he might juggle his commitments on either side of the Atlantic if both his new shows take off.
Feb 09, 2016

Matt LeBlanc to juggle Top Gear co-host role with US sitcom pilot d.gu.com/KSPght

The X-Files gives Channel 5 highest rating US drama launch since 2009

theguardian.com — The return of The X-Files on Monday drew almost 3.5 million viewers giving Channel 5 its highest-rating show in over a year. The eagerly anticipated debut episode, the first new X-Files in 13 years, drew an average of 3.35 million viewers and a 15% share of total TV viewing between 9pm and 10pm.
Feb 09, 2016

The X-Files gives Channel 5 highest rating US drama launch since 2009 d.gu.com/KSLjdq

Feb 09, 2016

RT @guardian: The X-Files gives Channel 5 highest rating US drama launch since 2009 trib.al/zYYGcnh

Guardian and Apax share £80m from Ascential flotation

theguardian.com — Guardian Media Group and private equity group Apax have enjoyed an £80m windfall following the £800m stock market flotation of Ascential, the owner of assets including the Cannes Lions advertising festival.
Feb 09, 2016

Guardian and Apax share £80m from Ascential flotation d.gu.com/KSLJhd

Feb 09, 2016

Guardian and Apax share £80m from Ascential flotation gu.com/p/4ggnt/stw

Channel 4 launches safety review of The Jump as celebrity casualties mount

theguardian.com — Channel 4 has started an urgent safety review of alpine sports reality show The Jump, as the celebrity casualty list approaches double-digits on what one insider has dubbed "the most dangerous show on television".
Feb 08, 2016

Channel 4 launches safety review of The Jump - "the most dangerous show on TV" - as celebrity casualties mount gu.com/p/4ggc3/stw

Feb 08, 2016

RT @mediaguardian: Channel 4 launches safety review of The Jump as celebrity casualties mount gu.com/p/4ggc3?CMP=Sh…

Feb 08, 2016

Channel 4 launches safety review of The Jump as celebrity casualties mount d.gu.com/KS83BL

Feb 09, 2016

How could anyone have guessed that getting celebs to do ski jumps would lead to injuries for 7 of 12? theguardian.com/media/2016/feb…

Vice UK staff move to unionise to 'share in the success' of media company

theguardian.com — Vice UK staff have moved to form an officially recognised union that will seek to improve issues including the transparency of pay and the lack of job security from short term contracts. Staff have sent a letter to colleagues trying to get enough support across the company for official recognition by the National Union of Journalists.
Feb 08, 2016

Vice UK staff move to unionize to 'share in the success' of media company bit.ly/1nY7QLa

Feb 08, 2016

RT @NUJofficial: Vice UK staff move to unionise to 'share in the success' of media company #NUJ theguardian.com/media/2016/feb…

Feb 08, 2016

via @guardian: Vice UK staff move to unionise to 'share in the success' of media company gu.com/p/4gg7j/stw @marksweney #canlab

Feb 08, 2016

RT @AsiaWorksTV: Vice UK staff move to unionise to 'share in the success' of media company gu.com/p/4gg7j/stw

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The Jump's Beth Tweddle has operation to repair neck injury after accident

theguardian.com — Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle has had a successful operation to repair damage to her neck after becoming the latest celebrity to be injured on Channel 4's ski-jumping reality show The Jump. The bronze medal winner at the 2012 Olympic games had surgery to fuse fractured vertebrae after being airlifted to hospital following a crash during training on Saturday afternoon.
Feb 08, 2016

The Jump's Beth Tweddle has operation for neck injury after accident d.gu.com/KRwBvV

Feb 08, 2016

Beth Tweddle has operation for neck injury after skiing accident on The Jump gu.com/p/4gg22/stw

Feb 08, 2016

Injuries abound. Dumbest TV show ever? Beth Tweddle has operation for neck injury after skiing accident on The Jump gu.com/p/4gg22/stw

Facebookers protest over privacy

theguardian.com — Facebook, the second largest social networking website in the US after MySpace, is facing a revolt by disgruntled users over a new service that reveals all of their online activities to other members. The site, which connects college and university students, introduced News Feeds on Tuesday.

Eddie Jordan poised to join Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc for new-look Top Gear

theguardian.com — Former Formula One team owner Eddie Jordan is set to join Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc as a presenter on Top Gear. Jordan, a close and longstanding friend of Evans, is understood to be close to finalising a contract to join the new-look BBC2 motoring show.
Feb 05, 2016

Former F1 team owner Eddie Jordan poised to join Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc for new-look Top Gear gu.com/p/4gez3/stw

Feb 05, 2016

Um, another guy? No women? Eddie Jordan poised to join Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc for new-look Top Gear gu.com/p/4gez3/stw

Feb 05, 2016

Eddie Jordan poised to join Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc for new-look Top Gear d.gu.com/KQqPxl

Tim Peake to watch Six Nation's England rugby match live in space

theguardian.com — British astronaut Tim Peake is set to take a bit of time off tomorrow afternoon to watch England's rugby test match against Scotland courtesy of a live-stream from the BBC. Peake is a huge rugby fan who packed an England rugby shirt - and ball - to wear for England's clashes in this year's Six Nation's rugby championship.
Feb 05, 2016

Tim Peake to watch Six Nation's England rugby match live in space thanks to BBC gu.com/p/4gehh/stw

Feb 05, 2016

Tim Peake to watch Six Nation's England rugby match live in space d.gu.com/KQcsrg

Feb 05, 2016

RT @mediaguardian: Tim Peake to watch Six Nation's England rugby match live in space d.gu.com/KQcsvQ

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Feb 09, 2016

BBC to air 1st ever Champions League of Darts in deal with Barry Hearn's PDC bbc.co.uk/sport/darts/35…

Feb 09, 2016

Matt LeBlanc to juggle Top Gear co-host role with US sitcom pilot d.gu.com/KSPght

Feb 09, 2016

FT Weekend editor @carolinefdaniel to join Brunswick, Alec Russell takes over. @spiegelpeter moves to news editor

Feb 09, 2016

The X-Files gives Channel 5 highest rating US drama launch since 2009 d.gu.com/KSLjdq

Feb 09, 2016

Guardian and Apax share £80m from Ascential flotation d.gu.com/KSLJhd

Feb 08, 2016

Channel 4 launches safety review of The Jump as celebrity casualties mount d.gu.com/KS83BL

Feb 08, 2016

Channel 4 launches safety review of The Jump - "the most dangerous show on TV" - as celebrity casualties mount gu.com/p/4ggc3/stw

Feb 08, 2016

The Jump's Beth Tweddle has operation for neck injury after accident d.gu.com/KRwBvV

Feb 08, 2016

. @itvnews economics editor @ITVrichard is to join Fidelity International.


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