Roy Greenslade is Professor of Journalism at City, University of London, and has been a journalist for 53 years. He has been writing about the media for The Guardian since 1992. Prior to that, he worked for most of Britain’s national newspapers, including The Sun (as assistant editor), the Sunday Times (managing editor, news) and the Daily Mirror (editor, 1990-91). He is the author of three books, including a biography of the late press tycoon, Robert Maxwell and a history of British newspapers, Press Gang: How Newspapers make Profits from Propaganda. He divides his time between Brighton and Donegal, Ireland.