Politics, Journalism and 24/7 News Cycle

Malcolm Turnbull

“Thirty-three years ago, when I joined the news room of the London Sunday Times, its editor, Harry Evans, gave me ‘Editing and Design’ a five-volume manual of English typography and layout.

He inscribed them: ‘To Malcolm, with a warm welcome to the grubby ranks of the hot-metal men. Harry.’

Rereading those volumes today, it is remarkable how much is as relevant today as it was in the 1970s: good design, clear expression, accurate and engaging reporting — the objectives are the same, only the context has changed …”

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