Summary: British longtime chief news editor and award-winning journalist for the News Chronicle, Sheffield Telegraph, The Guardian and Western Mail, among many other publications who had campaigned for his readers' causes and fought relentlessly for higher standards in many newsrooms from the developing world, but who was known for his forceful in-dept investigations and meticulous cross-checking of facts and documents in between producing daily stories of crime, local government and politics as reporters would dig deeper into community affairs.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: December 21, 1935
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand