FORA.tv Speaker - Roy Greenslade
Roy Greenslade is Professor of Journalism at London's City University and has been a media commentator since 1992, most notably for The Guardian. He also writes a column for the London Evening Standard. He has been a journalist for 41 years and has worked for most of Britain's national newspapers.
He was editor of the Daily Mirror (1990-91), was managing editor (news) at The Sunday Times (1987-90) and assistant editor of The Sun (1981-86). He is on the board of the academic quarterly, the British Journalism Review, and is a trustee of the media ethics charity, MediaWise.
He is also the author of three books, including a biography of the late press tycoon, Robert Maxwell. His most recent book is a history of British newspapers entitled Press Gang: How Newspapers Make Profits from Propaganda.
He lives between Brighton and County Donegal in Ireland, and is married to Noreen Taylor, the former Daily Mirror journalist and mother of actress Natascha McElhone.
05.01.08 | 00:45:46 min
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