The Man Who Never Sleeps

The Man Who Never Sleeps

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When media mogul Rupert Murdoch wanted to revolutionise Britain's national newspaper industry, he turned to the indefatigable Tom Bell. The infamous Wapping Dispute of the mid-1980s represented the biggest gamble of Murdoch's career. He was hell-bent on freeing his News International business from the stranglehold of left-wing activists. Success hinged on whether he could get tens of millions of newspapers past thousands of militant pickets. Tom Bell made it happen and earned himself the nickname `The Man Who Never Sleeps'. It was the end of Fleet Street and another chapter in the remarkable rise of a man born into poverty, but destined for the top. Based on a mantra of `work hard, play hard', Tom Bell's story is an inspirational tale of rags to riches and of a man who always delivered.
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  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 20mm | 306g
  • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1912881004
  • 9781912881000
  • 1,129,776

About Tom Bell

David Walker is an award-winning ex-news journalist who moved into the world of corporate communications, holding senior in-house roles at a number of FTSE 100 companies. His writing talents have won recognition, including Business Continuity Media Relations awards, a double win from the Institute of Interval Communications and a commendation for business strategy from Harvard Business School. David worked alongside Tom Bell for more than seven years as Head of Communications for TNT UK & Ireland. He is presently Communications Director at Right Word Comms. This is his first book.
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