The Accidental Editor: How a boy who only ever wanted to go to sea ended up running a provincial daily newspaper [NOOK Book]

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A FEW OF THE MANY COMPLIMENTARY COMMENTS THE BOOK HAS RECEIVED

'I can't think of a single editor who has been as candid about their failings . . . Richard Harris, one-time editor of the News & Star in Carlisle has written a frank autobiography admitting that he wasn't up to the job of running a regional daily newspaper' - Roy Greenslade, media correspondent, The Guardian...
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The Accidental Editor: How a boy who only ever wanted to go to sea ended up running a provincial daily newspaper

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Overview

A FEW OF THE MANY COMPLIMENTARY COMMENTS THE BOOK HAS RECEIVED

'I can't think of a single editor who has been as candid about their failings . . . Richard Harris, one-time editor of the News & Star in Carlisle has written a frank autobiography admitting that he wasn't up to the job of running a regional daily newspaper' - Roy Greenslade, media correspondent, The Guardian

'This is much more than a book about journalism. It's a great read and proof that, whether or not Richard Harris can edit, he can certainly write - Paul Linford, Editor, Hold The Front Page

'I had read the whole thing cover to cover within 24 hours and was so hooked I was even attempting to carry on reading while stationary at traffic lights' - Patrick Hill, Freelance journalist

'Bathos, pathos, such a lot of humour and not a little real emotional impact' - David Guide, retired journalist

'He says: "I never wanted to be a journalist but I've loved every minute of it." And I loved every page of his book,' - Anton Rippon, Sports Journalists Association
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781467891622
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
  • Publication date: 10/27/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

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