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The Sun Phone-Hacking Trial

Phone-hacking scandal has had no effect on the circulation of The Sun claims former managing editor

By Hamish Mackay

November 18, 2011 | 2 min read

Graham Dudman, the former managing editor of The Sun, has claimed that while there were “very serious issues” facing the media, The Sun’s circulation had been unaffected by the phone-hacking scandal that led to the closure of the News of the World.

“I think for the vast majority of the people in this country there are other things to worry about than this issue,” he told BBC Radio Four’s The Media Show.

Dudman, who became editorial development director of News International in June, pointed out: “But for media land – for those in the media bubble – of course it’s all consuming.

“But out there, outside the world of Sky News, the Media Guardian... frankly: ‘Have I got a job? ‘and ‘How much am I getting paid next week?’ is of more importance."

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