Researching UK tabloid newspapers for a PhD at the Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies at the University of Essex UK
For 30 years a senior journalist on The Sun and the now defunct News of the World.
He has an MA in media and for several years lectured in journalism at City University London, the University of Bedfordshire and other institutions.
He remains an external examiner and a freelance sub-editor on national newspapers.
He has also been a media consultant advising companies in many countries, including China, Jamaica and Latvia.