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Colin Myler Named President of Daily News

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Colin Myler, editor-in-chief of The New York Daily News, has a new role — president. Capital New York reports that Myler — who once bluntly explained that the paper features stupid content because people like dumb things — will continue as editor. Myler has been editor of the Daily News since January of 2012. Show More Summary

Hacking Trial: Tony Blair Advised Rebekah Brooks on Scandal

The former News International CEO, whose defense formally opens Thursday, also suggested to her then-boss James Murdoch that hacking could be blamed on fellow executives Les Hinton and Colin Myler. read more

Daily News Editor: Readers Enjoy Stupid Content

We have to admit, Colin Myler, the editor-in-chief of The New York Daily News, is calling things like he sees them. In an interview with Capital New York, Myler discussed how he was remaking the tabloid in his vision. Perhaps you’ve noticed that the Daily News seems more celeb heavy than in years past? This is Myler’s doing. Show More Summary

Daily News Editor Colin Myler Hit in Leveson Inquiry Report

The coverage of Lord Justice Leveson's inquiry into phone hacking by the British press, released on Thursday, have focused on its findings of pervasive misdeeds, especially at Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World, and its recommendation that a powerful new government watchdog is necessary to prevent future abuses. Lost ... More »

‘Gatecrasher’ Is No More in the Ongoing Daily News Revamp

Recent changes at the New York Daily News, now run by former Rupert Murdoch man and ex–News of the World editor Colin Myler, have included high-profile exits and hirings, as well as some strategic (more British) shifts. But since the Fleet Street boss took over at the start of 2012, ... More »

New York Daily News Hires Web Editor

2 years agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

The New York Daily News has hired a replacement for Scott Cohen, its Digital Editor who left last week. Capital New York reports that Colin Myler has brought a fellow Brit aboard: Ted Young, formerly the editor of the Daily Mail’s website,...Show More Summary

Mort Zuckerman is Happy with Colin Myler

2 years agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Among the many damning quotes featured in the British panel’s report on Rupert Murdoch and News International, there was the revelation that Colin Myler, the current New York Daily News Editor-in-Chief, was charged with misleading Parliament during his testimony. The allegations apparently didn’t bother Mort Zuckerman. Show More Summary

How will Tory MPs vote on the hacking committee report?

Les Hinton, Tom Crone and Colin Myler all misled Parliament, DCMS Ctte rule. — Paul Waugh (@paulwaugh) May 1, 2012 Most explosive finding of MPs re hacking: Rupert Murdoch not a “fit person” to run a major international company. — Paul Waugh (@paulwaugh) May 1, 2012 Real political divisions coming out. Tory MP Philip Davies [...]

Phone hacking: culture committee pulls punches despite Labour pressure

MPs hold back from naming names. But are they being legally prudent - or protecting Cameron? Column The Mole LAST UPDATED AT 08:07 ON Tue 1 May 2012 FORMER News of the World editor Colin Myler and ex-News International lawyer Tom Crone...Show More Summary

Colin Myler is Reportedly Due for a Parliamentary Scolding Over Phone-Hack Cover-Up

In Britain, being "called to the bar" isn't nearly as fun as it sounds. A long-awaited Parliamentary report on the phone-hacking scandal that has engulfed Rupert Murdoch’s British media empire is scheduled for release Tuesday morning (London time), and has already begun to leak. The Guardian and ITV report that ... More »

Rupert Murdoch Apologizes for Scandal, Blames Daily News EIC Colin Myler

2 years agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Rupert Murdoch, during another round of testimony before Parliament, apologized for the phone hacking scandal in one of the best ways to apologize that we’ve ever come across. Murdoch, according to The New York Times, said that he “was...Show More Summary

Rupert Murdoch Apologizes, But Blames Phone-Hacking Cover-up on Colin Myler

Rupert Murdoch testified today that "one or two very strong characters" working at his now-closed News of the World tabloid tried to keep the widespread nature of the phone-hacking scandal not only from the public, but from him. Murdoch said he was "misinformed and shielded" from the realities at the ... More »

Post Editor Col Allan Protests New York’s ‘Mischief’

In this week's New York, Steve Fishman writes about Colin Myler, formerly an editor in Rupert Murdoch's tabloid empire and now the top editor at the rival New York Daily News. After a stint at Murdoch's New York Post under current boss Col Allan, Myler became the final editor of ... More »

Daily News EIC Under Fire for Allegedly Intimidating UK Investigators

2 years agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Colin Myler, the New York Daily News’ Editor-in-Chief and former News of The World editor, is coming under fire for allegedly intimidating British investigators. The Guardian reports that while Myler was editor of News of The World,Show More Summary

James Murdoch Blames Daily News Editor for Not Telling Him About Hacking

James Murdoch has gone on the attack against Colin Myler, currently editor of the New York Daily News. In a letter to Parliament released yesterday he accused Myler, the former editor of News of the World, of concealing the extent of illegal phone hacking at the British tabloid.Myler was editor ... More »

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The news that Kevin Convey was out as editor of the New York Daily News after less than 24 months, in favor of Colin Myler, late of the (late) News of the World, reminded us how precarious life has been for Daily News editors since Zuckerman bought the paper in 1993. It also had a delicious subtext: Myler, who challenged...

Email To James Murdoch Deleted Days Before Scotland Yard Investigation

New revelations in the News Of The World phone-hacking scandal have emerged over the past day. A 2008 email from the paper’s then editor Colin Myler to James Murdoch in which Myler alerted Murdoch of alleged rife phone hacking practices,...Show More Summary

Piers Morgan on ‘Comeback Kid’ And New ‘Daily News’ Editor Colin Myler:

3 years agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

CNN host Piers Morgan knows a thing or two about running a daily newspaper, having run apair of tabloids in the U.K. He also knows a thing or two the new editor of the New York Daily News, Colin Myler. “I replaced [Myler] at the Daily Mirror,” Morgan recalled over lunch Friday morning. Show More Summary

When You Take Murdoch's Leftovers, You Get Murdoch's Sleaze

Real estate developer and media mogul Mort Zuckerman has picked Colin Myler to be the new top editor for his New York tabloid, the Daily News. That's a surprising choice on at least a couple of accounts. One is that Myler's last job was at Rupert Murdoch's News of the World,which was shut down while he [...]

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Former News of the World editor Colin Myler - the paper's last edtior, in charge during the fallout after the phone-hacking scandal - is to become editor-in-chief at the New York Daily News, where his key rival will be Murdoch's...

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