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DON’T CRY FOR MAX CLIFFORD YET

In Daily Mail, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

There have two trials I have been recently watching in the UK. The first is the trial of the News of the World editors and journalists over the voice-mail hacking scandal – and the second is the trial of publicity agent Max Clifford for offences of indecency. You cannot watch these trials and not know that there is a massive …

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WHO THE F’CK IS JESSIE!

In Daily Mail, Flying Sporran, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

FLYING SPORRAN’S MEDIA WEEK Opening the Bangkok Post today I was intrigued to find  a an Op-Ed  piece headed ‘Unravelling the political Gordian knot’. It sort of reminded me of one morning picking up a paper in Lagos, Nigeria, and reading a story about a car crash in which nobody was killed with the reporter using such expressions as ‘Much …

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FOREIGN NEWS: A FORMER DAILY MAIL HACK AND VLAD THE IMPALA

In Daily Mail, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

FLYING SPORRAN’S WEEKEND DIARY Well I have had a surfeit of Bangkok demos and correspondents’ various versions of it, so in this week’s Flying Sporran’s Weekend Diary I present a tongue in cheek piece by Allan Hall a former colleague on the Daily Mail many moons ago when newspapers hunted in packs.  Working on these newspapers one develops a healthy …