Derek Bishton

Derek Bishton (born 1948) is an English journalist and photographer. After periods working as a journalist on the Newcastle Evening Chronicle and the Birmingham Post, and as a publicist for the Birmingham Arts Lab, he founded the photographic magazine Ten.8 in 1979, which was published in Handsworth until 1992.[1] Between 1996 and 2002 he was the editor of the Electronic Telegraph,[2] Europe's first daily online newspaper.[3]


  1. "Derek Bishton and Ten.8 Catalogue – Introduction and Contents page" (pdf). Connecting Histories. Birmingham City Archives. pp. 4–7. Retrieved 1 July 2008.
  2. Bishton, Derek (2004). "From ET to TD". The Daily Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group Limited. Retrieved 1 July 2008.
  3. "Ben Rooney". The First Post. First Post Newsgroup IPR Limited. Retrieved 1 July 2008.