press lord


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Noun1.press lord - a powerful newspaper proprietor
newspaper publisher, publisher - the proprietor of a newspaper
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Rowling takes Rupert Murdoch to Hogwarts School over his Islamophobia Rupert Murdoch is the billionaire press lord and major shareholder in News Corp.
As both press lord and aspiring politician, his ambitions were quite startling.
PRESS lord Conrad Black is facing up to 20 years in a US jail after being convicted of fraud and obstructing justice.
The Canadian-born former press lord, 62, and three other former Hollinger International executives are accused of swindling the company out of around pounds 30m.
He survives by becoming a gossip columnist for a high-handed Canadian press lord (Dan Aykroyd).
Scripps: The Turbulent Life of America's Penny Press Lord (Ames, Iowa 1992), by Vance Trimble, a newspaperman with a string of popular hagiographies on American "success" stories, like the founders of Wal-Mart and of FedEx, are useful to historians looking to put together the larger story of how the man of business and his pursuit of success work out in an integrated whole.
In 1993, for what he calls "five wonderful weeks," he was editor in chief of the New York Post, until press lord Rupert Murdoch bought the paper and replaced him.