Tim Bell

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POSTED: November 3, 2005

Digging through some old papers, I realised that on Tuesday May 3, 2005, Tim Bell, “Margaret Thatcher’s PR guru”, told The Independent that:

I think 24-hour news has raised the level of trivia to being apparently important because you have to have something; you can’t just sit there in silence and say nothing happened today, although there are lots of days when they should say, ‘I’ve got no news to report.’ It would be rather more honest.