Vince Cable's former press secretary has hit out at the Daily Telegraph for secretly recording her old boss and other Liberal Democrat MPs in their constituency surgeries.
Downing Street's decision to remove business secretary Vince Cable from his part in the Murdoch/BSkyB bid following the secret recording of a conversation with undercover journalists raises "serious issues of journalism ethics" at the Daily Telegraph, according to a leading industry figure.
Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt will take over Vince Cable's responsibilities for media and telecoms, after the Lib Dem business secretary "declared war" on Rupert Murdoch's plans to take over BSkyB.
Kellogg's longstanding corporate affairs boss Chris Wermann is quitting the cereal giant for a top comms role at the company which owns Argos and Homebase.
16 Dec 2010
| by Matt Cartmell
Embattled Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is to get his first official head of comms as his popularity plummets.
16 Dec 2010
| by David Singleton
The Labour Party is adopting 'a good cop, bad cop' approach to its comms with the appointment of two senior newspaper journalists this week, according to party strategists.
15 Dec 2010
| by Tara Hamilton-Miller
Not one of our political parties appears capable of defining itself. Not a good time to have a 'who are we, what are we?' crisis. Ed Miliband attempted another stilted relaunch this week. It was almost painful to watch as the boy leader decided to ask out the Liberal Democrats. It was awkward.
Government relations agency Barton Deakin has appointed Andrew Scannell to open its new Melbourne offices.
The Labour Party is poised to announce the appointment of The Times journalist Tom Baldwin as chief comms adviser to party leader Ed Miliband.
MHP Communications has appointed Suresh Raj to the newly created role of new business director.