MEDIA: Why did the times pass on the mps expenses leak?

June 2009
Marketing Week;6/4/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 23, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports that the newspaper "The Times," has passed on the opportunity of publishing Member of Parliaments' expenses, Great Britain, exclusive story to its rival newspaper "The Telegraph." It is stated that the surrender of the story to its rival by News International PLC (NI) seems extraordinary especially when it was offered the story first. It is added that the decision to let go the story was probably taken by James Murdoch who runs NI or Rupert Murdoch, NI's chairman.


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