The Edinburgh Academy Event

Alan Rusbridger with David McCraw

Thu 15 Aug 18:45 - 19:45

The New York Times Main Theatre

£12.00, £10.00

Alan Rusbridger with David McCraw

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When Alan Rusbridger stepped down as Guardian editor in 2015 he left one of the world’s most trusted news organisations. Rusbridger’s 20-year tenure oversaw international expansion and investigative triumphs, such as the phone hacking scandal. But it also spanned a tumultuous period for newspapers and the rise of fake news. Breaking News is an impassioned defence of good journalism: the study of an industry which shapes our understanding of the world – for now. He talks to author of Truth in Our Times David McCraw, top newsroom lawyer for The New York Times.

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