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Times reader Hugh Grant stars in new Guardian ad as “long time reader”

hugh grant "long time guardian reader" spotted with the timesGreat work by The Guardian in getting Hugh Grant to star in its new¬†tongue-in-cheek ad as part of its ‘Own the Weekend’ campaign as reported by Campaign yesterday. In the¬†three-minute spot, which has launched online first, before heading naturally enough to cinema and the big screen, Grant tells us he is a “long time Guardian reader”. Maybe he is, but we also know that the star of ‘Notting Hill’ likes to sample the competition as well as you can see in this picture here.

Is that Grant carrying a rival newspaper? He must have The Guardian delivered. Grant has, of course, of late been very much in the news not for his film work, but for the Hacked Off campaign and its efforts to highlight phone hacking by national newspapers. Read more on Times reader Hugh Grant stars in new Guardian ad as “long time reader”…

Guardian floated the idea of supporting David Cameron and Tories to Coulson

Andy Coulson has told the Leveson inquiry this afternoon via his witness statement that The Guardian had told him that the idea of the paper supporting David Cameron and the Conservatives at the 2010 general election was not out of the question. Read more on Guardian floated the idea of supporting David Cameron and Tories to Coulson…

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