“I’m with you on freedom of the press. It’s the newspapers I can’t stand”
Night and Day, Tom Stoppard
What is the soul of a successful newspaper? Fearless investigation, accuracy and integrity? Or sensationalism, scandal and unashamed bias?
Geordie Greig is one of Fleet Street’s most respected editors. Since becoming Editor of The Mail on Sunday, he has won plaudits for transforming the quality of its journalism, winning the “Sunday Newspaper of the Year Award” in the London Press Club Awards in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
At the same its circulation has grown strongly, coming from some distance behind to displacing the Sun on Sunday (News of the World), as the most popular Sunday newspaper in the UK.
There were plenty of raised eyebrows when Greig was parachuted into his first major newspaper role as Editor of the London Evening Standard. He substantially raised the standard of its journalism, and launched high-profile campaigns against homelessness and illiteracy in London with the Dispossessed Fund.
An old Etonian and Oxford graduate who edited Tatler, he is far from the stereotypical Fleet Street man. He has been described as “the best-connected man in England”.
For a glimpse into the beating heart of modern journalism, come along to this event.
It will take place at Gresham College, London EC1N 2HH at 6:45pm. To book a place, click here.
Please note that for those who attended the Simon Fox TBCA event, tickets are available for the special price of £15.