Newspapers, Brexit and how I missed the story of the decade but found freedom after 17 years in print


Journalist turned entrepreneur Bernard Ginns reflects on the role that newspapers continue to play in public life and why David Cameron might still be Prime Minister if he had paid more attention to The Sun and the Daily Mail.

Bernard Ginns

Bernard Ginns is the founding director of, a communications advisory firm working with individuals, organisations and businesses to promote and protect interests.

He was Business Editor of The Yorkshire Post from 2008-16, editor of the award-winning media start-up Kent on Sunday from 2005-2008 and a news reporter at The Mail on Sunday from 2002-05.

He started his career at the London Newspaper Group and has an honours degree in philosophy from the University of Manchester. Outside of work, he is interested in urban subcultures of the early 90s.

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