Posts Tagged “bskyb”

I would have sacked Vince Cable for standing up to Murdoch – what Ed Miliband said 16 months ago

by Stephen Tall on April 24, 2012

Jeremy Hunt is in hot water today following the revelations at the Leveson Inquiry of the closeness of his relationship with the Murdochs during their attempted takeover of BSkyB. The culture secretary was handed quasi-judicial responsibility for handling the deal after Lib Dem business secretary Vince Cable was snared by the Telegraph declaring war on […]

Vince orders Ofcom investigation of News Corp’s bid for BSkyB

by Stephen Tall on November 4, 2010

The last few months has seen a curious coalition emerge, uniting media foes of right and left and non-aligned, ranging from the Daily Mail to the Guardian, Trinity Mirror to the Telegraph, the BBC and Channel 4. What has brought them together? Opposition to the bid by News Corporation, controlled by Rupert Murdoch, for full […]