which in turn owned 30% of Hollinger International.
Hollinger International in turn owned the Telegraph Group and other publications such as the Chicago Sun-Times, the Jerusalem Post and The Spectator.
However, a lawsuit was filed by the Hollinger International board to try to block Black from selling his shares in Hollinger Inc.
Black, through his holding company Ravelston Corporation, owned 78% of Hollinger Inc.The newspaper was asked to organise a crossword competition, after which each of the successful participants was contacted and asked if they would be prepared to undertake "a particular type of work as a contribution to the war effort". On the death of his father in 1954, Seymour Berry, 2nd Viscount Camrose assumed the chairmanship of the Daily Telegraph with his brother Michael Berry, Baron Hartwell as his editor-in-chief.During this period, the company saw the launch of sister paper The Sunday Telegraph in 1960.On 18 January 2004, Black was dismissed as chairman of the Hollinger International board over allegations of financial wrongdoing. Later that day it was reported that the Barclay brothers had agreed to purchase Black's 78% interest in Hollinger Inc.for £245m, giving them a controlling interest in the company, and to buy out the minority shareholders later.