Andy McSmith in the Independent today compares the alleged bullying by Gordon Brown with the management style of newspaper owners and editors.
He writes of the PM: "We read of him seizing an adviser by the lapels and shouting in his face, but the next day, the same adviser still has a job. If that is a "reign of terror", to quote a phrase in common use yesterday, I wonder what phrase would sum up the management techniques of some newspaper proprietors and editors, past and present."
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