Richard Desmond and Barclays top journalism Rich List


The Sunday Times this week published its annual Rich List. Here are some of the top earners in journalism.

35th – Richard Desmond – £1.9bn
40th – The Barclay twins – £1.7bn
101st – Felix Dennis – £750m
113th – The Pearson family – £720m
121st – The Thomson family – £670m
137th – Viscount Rothermere – £600m
158th – David Sullivan (Sport Newspapers) – £500m
214th – John Madejski (Auto Trader) – £400m
239th – Mark Getty (Getty Images) – £370m
325th – Lord Heseltine (Haymarket) – £250m
362nd – Sir Ray Tindle – £225m

The Independent on Sunday, meanwhile, has drawn a top 100 “happy list” of people who have “given something back and enhanced the lives of others”.

Among the entries are Daily Telegraph cartoonist Matt Pritchett, Radio 4 journalist Jenni Murray… and Tinky Winky from the Teletubbies.

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