John Mair

Michael Cockerell: The Boswell of the British political classes

John Mair, chair of the Institute of Communication Ethics, draws a pen portrait of film-maker Michael Cockerell who gave the keynote at the ICE conference on political communication in October


Note on the contributor

John Mair, a former BBC producer, is the editor of sixteen 'hackademic' books. The latest three, The BBC today: Future uncertain, Data journalism: Inside the global future and FOI: Ten years on, were published in 2015 by Abramis.