Roy Greenslade

Roy Greenslade (born 31 December 1946) is an author and freelance journalist, and a former professor of journalism. He worked in the UK newspaper industry from the 1960s onwards. As a media commentator, he wrote a daily blog from 2006 to 2018 for The Guardian and a column for London's Evening Standard from 2006 to 2016.[1][2] Under a pseudonym, Greenslade also wrote for the Sinn Féin newspaper An Phoblacht during the late 1980s whilst also working on Fleet Street.[3] In 2021, it was reported in The Times newspaper, citing an article by Greenslade in the British Journalism Review, that he supported the bombing campaign of the Provisional IRA.[4] Following this revelation, Greenslade resigned as Honorary Visiting Professor at City, University of London.[5]

Roy Greenslade
Greenslade in 2013
Born (1946-12-31) 31 December 1946 (age 74)
Other namesGeorge King
OccupationJournalist, academic
Spouse(s)Noreen Taylor
RelativesNatascha McElhone (stepdaughter)