Author Archives: Steve Sampson

About Steve Sampson

Steve Sampson has held senior positions in media principally with Mirror Group and Murdoch newspapers. He also founded First Press Publishing which was acquired by Trinity Mirror in 2000 where he served as a Director on various TM companies. He heads up a portfolio of digital assets in online and mobile with connections in the UK and US which include a global launch this year. He was one of two founder Vice Chairmen of Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie's cancer charity at the inception but now takes no active part.

JEREMY CLARKSON THREW THE FIRST PUNCH BUT HE WAS KNOCKED OUT BY THE ULTIMATE BBC HEAVYWEIGHT

Jeremy Clarkson clearly fancies himself as a bit of a heavyweight posh ruffian, not afraid to use his fists if the occasion merits. A BBC producer, even my friend Piers Morgan, have felt the force of his flying fists. But … Continue reading

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NO SUN REPORTER WILL EVER BREAK THE LAW – EVEN TO SAVE THE WORLD

Every Sun reporter lives for a Page 1 by-line. But Nick Parker’s name on the Alps Suicide Plane story has an especially bittersweet taste. Nick was arrested three years ago in the hacking scandal frenzy. A tout came into The … Continue reading

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