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Alan Rusbridger’s frank and funny account of his time at The Guardian

The former editor tells of his dealings with Julian Assange and Edward Snowden

By John Keenan   November 2018
Alan Rusbridger on his way to give evidence to the Leveson inquiry into press standards

Alan Rusbridger on his way to give evidence to the Leveson inquiry into press standards

When Alan Rusbridger took the reins as editor of the Guardian in January 1995, Amazon was in its infancy, to tweet was a little-used verb and Tony Blair was poised to tear up Clause IV, the Labour Party’s historic commitment to socialism. By the time Rusbridger stepped down 20 years later, his newspaper’s US outpost had been awarded a Pulitzer…

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