Marina Hyde

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Full name: Marina Elizabeth Catherine Dudley-Williams

Area of interest: Current Affairs; Politics; Celebrity; Sport

Journals/Organisation: The Guardian

Email: marina.hyde@guardian.co.uk

Personal website:

Website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/marinahyde

Blog: http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/marinahyde+lifeandstyle/celebrity

Representation: http://www.curtisbrown.co.uk/marina-hyde

Networks: twitter.com/MarinaHyde | facebook.com/MarinaHyde

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Education: Christ Church, Oxford: English

Career: Began her career as a secretary on The Sun's show-business desk, transferred to The Guardian: previously wrote The Diary column, now has three columns and a satirical diary piece

Current position/role: Columnist

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Other activities: Author.

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Controversy/Criticism:

  • A libel action brought by Elton John against The Guardian, in reaction to the spoof diary column A peek at the diary of... "Sir Elton John" published in July 2008, was rejected. The judge, The Hon. Mr Justice Tugendhat, said that in this case "irony" and "teasing" do not amount to defamation. [1] See: My thanks for the most civilised of rulings - Marina Hyde, 13th December 2008

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  • Celebrity: how entertainers took over the world and why we need an exit strategy OCLC 298599736, 2009

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The Guardian: General comment

Column name:

Remit/Info: Politics and Current affairs

Section: Comment & Debate pages

Role: Columnist

Pen-name:

Email: marina.hyde@guardian.co.uk

Website: Marina Hyde / Politics

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Day published: Saturday

Regularity: Weekly

Column format:

Average length: 850/900 words

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The Guardian: "Lost in Showbiz" blog

Column name:

Remit/Info: Celebrity and Lifestyle

Section: guardian.co.uk / life and style

Role: Columnist

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Email: marina.hyde@guardian.co.uk

Website: Marina Hyde / Celebrity

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Day published: various

Regularity: aims to update several times per week

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The Guardian: A peek at the diary of...

Column name:

Remit/Info: Faux celebrity diary

Section: Features & comment

Role: Columnist

Pen-name:

Email: marina.hyde@guardian.co.uk

Website: A peek at the diary of...

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Day published: Saturday

Regularity: Weekly

Column format:

Average length: 225 words

A peek at the diary of...

...as seen by Marina Hyde

The Guardian: Sport

Column name:

Remit/Info: Sport

Section: runs in The Sports Blog

Role: Columnist

Pen-name:

Email: marina.hyde@guardian.co.uk

Website: Marina Hyde / Sport

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Day published: usually Thursday

Regularity: Weekly, but not always consistently

Column format:

Average length: 750 words

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The Guardian: London 2012: Marina Hyde's Olympics

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Website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/series/london-2012-marina-hyde-s-olympics

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