Interviews

By PA Mediapoint 29 April 8:59
Wikileaks has been "reckless" by releasing classified information without trying to protect intelligence officials, according to one of the reporters who broke the Watergate scandal.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 April 7:50
Freelance security journalist Robert Verkaik said that he assumes that anything on his telephone and computer is potentially available to the security services.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 February 14:22
Erwin James has something most editors would envy, a truly captive audience.
By William Turvill 15 February 16:00
Currently in UK cinemas, this film tells the story of how the Boston Globe's investigative team, Spotlight, exposed child abuse and cover-up in the Catholic Church.
By Dominic Ponsford 18 December 6:25
Jonathan Calvert's national newspaper career began with one of the biggest British political scoops of the modern era - the original House of Commons cash for questions expose. But he ranks the ongoing investigation into corruption at Fifa as the biggest story he has ever worked on
By William Turvill 24 November 17:43
When Paul Dacre, 67, retires from the Daily Mail, Witherow, 63, will be the longest-standing national newspaper editor.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 October 16:21
Asked what is the most important media platform for him, PR company chief Phil Hall says: “Newspapers without question.”
By William Turvill 22 October 8:48
On being given a two-month suspended sentence for phone-hacking, the Old Bailey heard that campaign group Hacked Off and The Guardian's Nick Davies, who exposed the hacking scandal, had provided positive witness statements for the former Sunday Mirror investigations editor.
By William Turvill 18 September 5:24
Ian Hislop has just returned from a two-week holiday to find – as is customary at Private Eye – himself featuring as a lookalike in his magazine’s letter pages.
By William Turvill 14 August 9:06
Having journalistic rivals, backing political parties and wearing suits are "old-fashioned" concepts in the new media world, according to the editor of Huffington Post UK.
By Rushabh Haria 01 July 14:45
Telegraph art critic Richard Dorment said he leaves the paper with "great gratitude" after 29 years of "writing about things that I liked, more than I didn't like".
By Dominic Ponsford 26 June 15:04
It has to be said that the first thing you notice when speaking to former News UK head of PR Richard Brookes is the fact he does not have any arms.
By Dominic Ponsford 05 June 13:06
No one would question the fact that Rusbridger has gone out with an impressive run of scoops and investigations: Phone-hacking, Wikileaks, Snowden and then HSBC.
By William Turvill 02 June 17:04
Alton joined The Times after stepping down from being editor of The Independent in 2010.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 April 17:47
In 43 years at The Wall Street Journalist (from 1970) Barry Newman was never an editor or a reporter. As he writes in his book, News to me: “I’m a machine operator. I bang keys to make words.”
By William Turvill 21 April 12:36
Long-serving Sun photographer Arthur Edwards is known by the Queen as Mr Edwards, Prince Charles as Arthur, and is shown great “respect” by Princes William and Harry.
By William Turvill 15 April 11:06
I was a bit of a novice, and I loved it. And I didn’t really want to be a PR. I wanted to be a journalist. This was all sort of an accident, really.
By William Turvill 24 March 8:04
When Sun executive editor Fergus Shanahan was arrested more than three years ago, he says he was made to feel like “one of the most dangerous men in the country” by the four cars full of police officers who descended on his family home in Felsted, Essex, shortly after 6am.
By Dominic Ponsford 19 March 10:13
The UK’s top national newspaper editors have shared their tips on what makes a good journalist for press marketing body Newsbrands.
By William Turvill 16 March 10:16
The Lady magazine had double cause for celebration last month: it turned 130 years old and bucked the circulation trend by attracting 3 per cent more sales (28,537) in the second half of 2014 than in the same period a year earlier.

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