Michael Williams

RIP ‘Independent’ and ‘Independent on Sunday’. You were part of the script of my life

February 13, 2016 Blog

Me in Independent newsroom

TRAGIC news this week that the Independent and Independent on Sunday are to stop printing. I spent 14 years working for both – first as executive editor of the Indy, and then as deputy editor of the Sindy. The closures are inevitable in a digital world where fewer readers want a printed product, and managements can no longer to be expected to take the financial hit of producing it. Even so I am sad today. Here’s a picture of me (centre) – young(ish) and full of hope – on the Independent news desk in the mid-1990s. And doesn’t it look old-fashioned now…

February 13, 2016 Blog

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