Now if you thought the problem with #Murdochgate was Rupert Murdoch, think again. You may have thought he was taking the Mick when News International announced Rebecca Brooks would be investigating herself (in classic interview by Jon Snow), just read Roy Greenslade’s facimile draft memo for the Trinity Mirror:
After a thorough review across all our titles, it is clear that we have robust editorial controls and procedures in place. In order to allay any fears, we have tightened them still further.
During the review, we found no evidence of any kind to suggest that any of our staff had committed any illegal acts in pursuance of stories.
Now would you please buy our shares.
Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty