Long-term Murdoch lieutenant Les Hinton to publish memoirs

Hinton worked for media mogul for more than 50 years before he resigned from News Corp at height of hacking scandalRupert Murdoch’s righthand man for more than 50 years is to have his memoirs published, providing one of the most informed portraits of the media mogul to date.Les Hinton, who resigned from Murdoch’s company News Corp at the height of the phone-hacking scandal in 2011, said the tycoon had “heavy boots who bruised a lot of people” but was an “authentic colossus”. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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