Peter Preston

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Peter Preston: journalism “is the product of free minds, not formulas”. Photograph: Ben Gurr/The Times/PA Wire

Peter Preston, the former Guardian editor who died in January, was a great advocate for what he called “zing” in journalism, arguing that “serious doe(...)

 Peter Preston: his  management style  often  left underlings  wondering what precisely he had meant.   Photograph: PA Wire

Peter Preston, who has died aged 79, was an outstanding editor of the Guardian newspaper. He was at the helm for 20 years, from 1975 to 1995, during w(...)

Former ‘Guardian’ editor Peter Preston, described by his successor Alan Rusbridger as a gritty and dogged innovator. Photograph: Ben Gurr/Times/PA Wire

Fellow journalists were quick to pay tributes to former Guardian editor Peter Preston who died at the weekend, aged 79. He was remembered as a warm p(...)

As a labour correspondent, and deputy editor of both the Guardian and the Observer, John Cole, who has died aged 85, was one of the leading print jour(...)