Tony Kennick

News of the World No Longer

Most of us know Tony Kennick as a mild mannered web technologist at the consultancy Technophobia. Earlier this summer, however, he (@thegreatgonzo) and a group of people led an online effort to pressure advertisers in the News of the World to quit the paper in response to the phone hacking scandal as documented by the BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones. Their effort was part of a tidal wave of disgust that forced News International to take the shocking step of closing down Britain's top selling Sunday newspaper.