Leaks in the press about the prime minister’s preferred candidates for two of the most senior roles in British broadcasting are a deliberate and dangerous tactic.
The tone remains the same, but the anger is directed against a different group of ‘elites’.
Journalism is still a popular choice for students, but the harsh realities of the media industry can can crush idealism.
New editor Geordie Greig will soften the line on Brexit and may take a more compassionate stance on some social issues.
The Mail man has enjoyed 26 years of power in journalism and politics.
Previous government aid packages for local papers have instead helped Fleet Street’s ‘big beasts’.
Journalism is the first casualty as two UK newspapers with competing world views go to war.