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Daily Mail boss tops GQ’s list of Most Influential Media Men in Britain

While Boris Johnson, riding on the tails of London’s Olympic glory, has taken the top spot in GQ’s 100 Most Influential Men in Britain in its February issue the media figures include bloggers, newspaper owners and columnists. The top media figure is Daily Mail owner Johnathan Harmsworth with indications that he is taking a more hands on approach to the business following the appointment of Geordie Greig at the Mail on Sunday last year.

The Mail scores very well in the list with Harmsworth joined by Mail Online editor, Martin Clarke, and Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre.

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Mayor Boris Johnson revealed to have News International links

Boris Johnson tried to get cash sponsorship cash from News International as it faced serious hacking chargesThe BBC is reporting that London Mayor Boris Johnson tried to cosy up to News International and sign commercial deals with the newspaper group even as the Metropolitan Police were investigating it over phone hacking.

The Conservative Party’s Johnson, who is faces an election on Thursday against Labour’s Ken Livingstone, had responsibility for Scotland Yard Mayor, but still tried to get Rupert Murdoch’s company to sponsor a planned cable car and a new academy in east London. Read more on Mayor Boris Johnson revealed to have News International links…

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