Cameron distances himself from Murdoch with new appointment

If there was any doubt over whether Britain’s Tory hierarchy was concerned about the political damage its links to News Corporation were causing, it has been dispelled by prime minister David Cameron’s new appointment.

5th February, 2011
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If there was any doubt over whether Britain’s Tory hierarchy was concerned about the political damage its links to News Corporation were causing, it has been dispelled by prime minister David Cameron’s new appointment.

Craig Oliver, a senior BBC television news editor, has been appointed the prime minister’s communications director, replacing Andy Coulson, the former News of the World editor.

Coulson resigned after concluding that media scrutiny over the...

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