Farewell, David Randall, one of the finest journalists of his generation

August 16, 2021

SAD TO say goodbye to my friend David  Randall who has died suddenly, aged 70. David, who rose from being  a trainee on the Croydon Advertiser to the editorship and subsequently to senior positions on the Observer and Independent on Sunday, was one of the finest journalists i have worked with in a long career. Not for him the ego-tripping and bluster of many senior figures in the trade – David's skills were understated and yet his talents were magical. ...more

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