Paul Dacre

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Press attacks take toll as Penny Mordaunt misses out in PM race
Mordaunt was subjected to relentless criticism by rightwing outlets while rival Liz Truss got favourable treatment

Jim Waterson and Jessica Elgot

20, Jul, 2022 @5:50 PM

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Boris Johnson poised to go ahead with resignation honours list
Nadine Dorries, Paul Dacre and Allegra Stratton among those reportedly lined up for peerages

Peter Walker Political correspondent

11, Jul, 2022 @12:56 PM

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The Convict's resignation honours list – a sneak peek | John Crace
Boris Johnson is preparing to decorate those without whom none of the last three years would have been possible

John Crace

08, Jul, 2022 @5:04 PM

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Why did the Daily Mail support Johnson long after his other press allies turned their backs? | Jane Martinson
A newspaper that sees itself as a bastion of middle England morality should have been the first to ask hard questions of a doomed leader, says Guardian columnist Jane Martinson

Jane Martinson

07, Jul, 2022 @2:00 PM

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David Sherborne: the ‘Wagatha Christie’ star lawyer with a celebrity following
The hotshot libel barrister to A-listers including Johnny Depp and Hugh Grant has a private life to match that of many of his clients

Tim Adams

14, May, 2022 @2:28 PM

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If you care for the BBC start worrying: Michael Grade is a threat in plain sight | Jane Martinson
No 10 and its culture secretary were looking for someone willing to bully and chastise the corporation. Finally they have have their man, says the Guardian columnist Jane Martinson

Jane Martinson

25, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Michael Grade emerges as favourite to become new Ofcom chair
Culture secretary Nadine Dorries is expected to decide who will oversee UK media regulator this week

Jim Waterson Media editor

22, Mar, 2022 @8:29 PM

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I’ve faced a lot of hate. But I didn’t realise how much until I saw myself on stage | Gina Miller
A new play centres on my court case against Theresa May, and my treatment by the Daily Mail. Watching it was painful, says campaigner Gina Miller

Gina Miller

11, Mar, 2022 @1:33 PM

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New play to tell story of Brexit’s ‘bloody difficult women’
Cast says drama about Theresa May and Gina Miller is ‘reflection of our times’

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

21, Feb, 2022 @10:28 AM

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Parties inquisitor Sue Gray also in charge of finding Ofcom chair
Selection process descended into farce after Paul Dacre was offered the job by Boris Johnson

Jim Waterson Media editor

27, Jan, 2022 @6:26 PM

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Paul Dacre’s all for freedom of expression – except when he’s a character in your play | Tim Walker
Gina Miller and Theresa May are happy to be in Bloody Difficult Women, but the Mail man wanted his lawyers to vet the script, says author Tim Walker

Tim Walker

25, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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See-nothing, say-nothing Nadine Dorries tests her powers of self-censorship
The loose-lipped minister for culture wars tried on a poker face for her first select committee hearing

John Crace

23, Nov, 2021 @9:04 PM

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