CITY VIEWS: WILL MURDOCH’S BID TO CONTROL BSKYB ULTIMATELY BE SUCCESSFUL?

JAMES WAITE | BANK OF IRELAND 
“The deal has been delayed, but I think it’s just a matter of waiting for the dust to settle. There are a lot of people jumping on the anti-Murdoch bandwagon.”

STEPHANIE DAVIS | SAFETY MEDIA
“I think it might, it’s a definite possibility. He is getting a lot of the blame for what happened, which is understandable if you’re in charge – but it wasn’t him doing it.”

MARK LESLIE | TOBELL INSURANCE SERVICES
“I certainly hope not. He already has far too large an influence on the British media. I think it will be very closely run. I hope that the government thinks long and hard.”