George Brock

I consult for and advise media companies. I’m a former Professor of Journalism at City University London and was Head of Journalism 2009-14). I previously worked as a writer and editor for The Times (of London) for more than 20 years and before that as a reporter for The Observer. I have been on the board of the International Press Institute and the World Editors Forum. I’m on the board of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. More career details here.

I’m the author of Out of Print: Newspaper, Journalism and the Business of News in the Digital Age (Kogan Page, 2013) and The Right To B Forgotten: Privacy and Media in the Digital Age (RISJ/I B Tauris, 2016).

This blog hopes to carry opinions, links, discussions, reflections and comments about journalism at a moment when changes in technology have brought it to an inflection point. Anyone looking for a general summary of my outlook and views of what journalism is and should be can start here.

I’m on  Twitter (@georgeprof), LinkedIn and Slideshare (georgeprof). Posts from this blog go automatically to Twitter and to a Facebook page.

Information on City University’s Graduate School of Journalism here.

Grateful thanks for help with this blog go to Chris Brauer, Marcus Gilroy-Ware, Nick Henebry and Justin Wayne.