Professor George Brock


George Brock has been Professor of Journalism at City University since September 2009. He began his reporting career at the Yorkshire Evening Press and The Observer, joining The Times in 1981 as a feature writer. At The Times he subsequently 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. 

He is a board member of the World Editors Forum, and a member of the British committee of the International Press Institute. He broadcasts and lectures frequently and reviews for the Times Literary Supplement. In 2013 he published: Out of Print: Newspapers, Journalism and the Business of News in the Digital Age.