A brilliantly evocative memoir from the golden age of newspaper
publishing, from a man who helped define our modern media. When Les
Hinton first fulfils his schoolboy dream of working on Fleet
Street, it is still a place awash in warm beer, black ink, fag ash,
and hot metal. Fifty-two years after being sent out to buy a
sandwich for his first boss, one Rupert Murdoch, when Les finally
leaves Murdoch's employment in 2011, the business of news has been... more...