Professor George Brock
Professor Brock was Head of Journalism at City University 2009-14.
He began his reporting career at the Yorkshire Evening Press and The Observer, joining The Times in 1981. After starting at The Times as a feature writer, he became a features editor and, in 1984, op-ed page editor.
He was foreign editor, Brussels bureau chief, European Editor, Managing Editor, Saturday Editor and most recently International Editor in a 28-year career at the newspaper.
Professor Brock is a member of the executive board of the International Press Institute and chairs the IPI's British committee. He is also a board member of the World Editors Forum.
He broadcasts and lectures frequently and reviews for the Times Literary Supplement.
- Brock, G. (2012). Will the Last Reporter Please Turn Out the Lights: the collapse of journalism and what can be done to fix it. JOURNALISM STUDIES, 13(4), 657-658. doi: 10.1080/1461670X.2012.704217
- Brock, G. (2012). The Leveson Inquiry: There's a bargain to be struck over media freedom and regulation. Journalism, 13(4), 519-528.
- Brock, G. (2011). Freedom fighter among the beehives.. TLS(5665), 13-13.
- Brock, G. (18 Dec 2009). FACTS ARE SUBVERSIVE Political writing from a decade without a name. TLS-THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT(5568-9), 12-12.