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Full Text: Ed Miliband’s Hugo Young Lecture

By Prospect Team  

It is a huge pleasure to be here with you tonight.

And to be giving the Hugo Young Lecture.

Hugo Young was a figure of great decency and integrity.

He wrote beautifully and insightfully and gave journalism a good name.

As Alan Rusbridger wrote after his death, “Hugo never forgot why he was there: not to make friends or amiably to chew the political cud, but to report and to explain.”

Of the many things that made Hugo Young famous, was the phrase “one of us”.

It was the title he gave to…

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