Last month the News International group general manager, Clive Milner, met
with executives to look at ways to merge some operations at the Sun and News of
the World. Columns such as the Whip in the Sun are thought to be under review,
as are the separate web operations at the Sun and News of the World.
Saturday, April 28, 2007
Is The Sun About to Drop 'The Whip'?
A month ago I wrote THIS post, slagging off what I described as "The Sun's pisspoor Whip column". Unbeknown to me News International had just started a costcutting review into how things could change on some of their titles. My spy at Wapping tells me that copies of my blogpost have been circulated to News International's management and they are seriously considering pulling the column altogether. They are said to be none to impressed by the 'cut and paste' attitude of the column. THIS story in MediaGuardian seems to add credence to it...