"Apparently he's one of Lord Copper's middle-aged young men on the Daily Beast"
A copy of 'Scoop'
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeA copy of 'Scoop' - Credit: crowbot, Flickr

Lord Copper, owner of the Daily Beast, is a character in Evelyn Waugh's comic novel about journalism, Scoop (1938).

The character is said to be an amalgam of two actual newspaper owners: Lord Beaverbrook and Lord Northcliffe.