Scardino, Rebuck, Johnson fall in MediaGuardian 100

<p>Dames Marjorie Scardino and Gail Rebuck, plus Borders UK chairman Luke Johnson, have again been named in the MediaGuardian 100. However all three have fallen down the ranks of the annual list.<br /><br />The MediaGuardian 100 lists the most powerful people in televeision, radio, newspapers, magazines, digital media, media business, advertising, marketing and PR.<br /><br />Scardino was placed at number 49 (a drop from her ranking at number 26 last year), although her slip is attributed to her ownership of the <em>FT</em>, since &ldquo;12 years after she took the job, thoughts are inevitably beginning to turn to Scardino&#39;s successor&quot;. </p><p>Dame Gail Rebuck edged in just below her at number 55 (having fallen from last year&#39;s number 36); described again as &ldquo;the most powerful woman in UK publishing&rdquo;, she is cited for her championing of digital and line-up of authors, particularly Dan Brown, plus the memoirs of Alastair Campbell and the forthcoming memoir of Tony Blair.<br /><br />Borders UK chairman Luke Johnson was numbered at 64, slipping down from his 2008 position at number 20, for his role as chairman of Channel 4.<br /><br />Author and comedian David Mitchell is a new entry at number 53,&nbsp; Stephen Fry rises from 54 to 45, and Jonathan Ross slips in at 100. Katie Price has dropped out.<br /><br /><br />&nbsp;</p>