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Professor George Brock

Head of Journalism

School of Arts and Social Sciences

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AG39, College Building

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City University London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
UK

About

Background

Professor Brock became Professor and Head of Journalism at City University in September 2009.

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.

Publications

Journal Article (4)

  1. 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
  2. Brock, G. (2012). The Leveson Inquiry: There's a bargain to be struck over media freedom and regulation. Journalism, 13(4), 519-528.
  3. Brock, G. (2011). Freedom fighter among the beehives.. TLS(5665), 13-13.
  4. 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.